David Coburn

David Coburn: Investing in Our Community

In my 50 years in Tallahassee, I am impressed by how people in our community embrace our institutions of higher education. FSU, FAMU and TCC help form our community identity and are essential drivers of our local economy. But there is a divisiveness developing in the community. In September, community leaders voted to approve a […]

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 […]

David Coburn appointed athletics director

President John Thrasher announced today he has appointed David Coburn athletics director at Florida State University effective immediately. Coburn has held the post of interim athletics director since August 2018 when Thrasher appointed him to replace outgoing director Stan Wilcox. In his nine months as interim head of Athletics, Coburn applied his almost 40 years […]

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 […]