Tuskegee Names Patric Simon Athletic Director
WSFA is reporting that Tuskegee University has named Patric Simon as its new athletic director. Simon previously held the same position at Langston University.
During his four-year tenure with Langston, Simon had a combined total of 10 conference championships in the Red River Athletic Conference and Central State Football League of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. His conference championships include: the RRAC championships for track and field in 2009 and 2010, consecutive championships for the Langston’s women’s basketball team in 2009, 2010 and 2011; championships for the Langston football team in 2008 and 2009 and a RRAC championship for the women’s cross country team in 2010.
Under Simon, Langston was ranked the No. 1 Historically Black University and College in the NAIA in Director’s Cup standings. In the 2011 standings for Learfield Sports, Langston University was the top school in both the Red River Athletic Conference and Central States Football League for a third consecutive year.