Posted at 2:00 p.m., May 5, 2015

Candidates for AD position interviewed

Following the resignation of LCCC’s athletics director, four candidates have already interviewed for this position, but no one has been selected.

Scott Noble is currently the director of athletics at Cheyenne South High School in Cheyenne. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in sports administration from Eastern Illinois University. He is also recognized as a National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Association’s (NIAAA) certified athletic administrator. He coached and taught at the collegiate level for 11 years with stops at Chadron State College and Fort Hays State University.

Joe Santorine, former assistant director of athletics/recreation at Bucknell University, is entering his 28th year as an athletics and recreation professional. Santorine, who has extensive program and facility management skills in the recreation profession, is the principal of the Santorine Consulting Group, a facilities, programming, operations and security consulting firm for the athletics and recreation industry.

A 1983 graduate of Springfield College with a degree in commercial recreation, Santorine oversaw the daily physical programs at the Phoenixville YMCA's three program centers. Santorine also earned a master's of education from Springfield College in 1985, with a concentration in campus recreation management.

David Vondy currently serves as the director of athletics and fitness at Eastern Wyoming College (EWC), a member of Region IX of the NJCAA just like LCCC. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the EWC Athletic Department & Fitness Center.

Vondy received his master’s degree in sports administration from the University of Northern Colorado. His career includes 11 years of administrative experience at collegiate and secondary education organizations. He supervised as many as 51 full-time employees, 75 part-time employees and multiple volunteers while managing a $3 million budget and building reserves.

Bill Wilson brings more than 25 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics and higher education as a coach, instructor, official and administrator. He attained his bachelor’s degree in physical education from Eastern Kentucky University and his master’s in athletics administration from Slippery Rock University.

Wilson most recently served as the director of athletics at Northland College. Previously, he served as the head women’s basketball coach at Northland and assistant athletic director. He had a 20-year career as a collegiate baseball umpire working at all levels of intercollegiate baseball. He officiated several conference championships as well as the NCAA division II and III regionals.