Florida State University names Michael Alford as new athletics director

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced today the selection of Michael Alford as the university’s next Vice President and Director of Athletics. Alford, who has served as president and CEO of Seminole Boosters, Inc. since 2020, is an accomplished leader with a wealth of experience in collegiate and professional athletics and a proven track […]

Three Seminoles Recognized As ACC Postgraduate Scholars

Article courtesy of Three Florida State student-athletes were honored as 2021 ACC Postgraduate Scholars, it was announced Wednesday. Four-time ACC hurdles champion Trey Cunningham, football defensive end Joshua Kaindoh and softball outfielder Dani Morgan all earned the prestigious honor. The postgraduate scholarships are awarded to selected student-athletes who intend to pursue a graduate degree […]

FSU names new faculty athletics representative

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced today the appointment of Michael “Mike” Brady as FSU’s Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR). Brady, the Department Chair and Bob Sasser Professor of Marketing at Florida State will begin his role July 1. “I am extremely pleased that Mike has agreed to serve in this vital role,” Thrasher said. […]

FSU promotes Athletics Director David Coburn to vice president

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced the promotion of David Coburn to vice president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics Friday during a report to the university’s Board of Trustees. Coburn became Florida State’s 12th full-time Athletics Director in May 2019 after serving as the interim athletic director the previous eight months. He has guided the department through arguably the […]

Florida State teammates win back-to-back PGA Tour events

Article Courtesy of The only thing missing from the trophy presentation to Daniel Berger at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday was the FSU fight song. Berger’s remarkable eagle on the final hole gave him his fourth PGA Tour win and marked the second time FSU teammates Berger and Brooks Koepka have won […]

FSU and Seminole Boosters, Inc. announce creation of Florida State University Athletics Association

The Florida State University Board of Trustees established a new Direct Support Organization at its meeting on Friday, creating the Florida State University Athletics Association (FSUAA).  The Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) jointly developed by FSU’s Athletics Department and Seminole Boosters, Inc. to provide greater alignment, transparency, coordination and efficiency for athletic-related fundraising, […]

David Coburn appointed interim athletics director

President John Thrasher announced today that Chief of Staff David Coburn will serve as interim athletics director at Florida State University while a search is under way to replace outgoing Athletics Director Stan Wilcox. Wilcox, who has held the post since 2013, announced this week he is leaving FSU to take an executive position with […]

FSU Headlines: October 2016

Watch the October 2016 edition of FSU Headlines to see Florida State University’s latest ranking in the US News & World Report of Best Colleges. And stay tuned for more headlines including: FSU’s newest student-lead campaign on diversity and inclusion, #PowerOfWe The Idea Grant recipients display their research during the annual President’s Showcase FSU’s Coastal […]