All posts tagged "vince tyra"

  • Louisville hires Xavier’s Chris Mack

    By Dalton Ray — After not retaining acting head coach David Padgett, Louisville has hired Xavier coach Chris Mack. Considered to be a home-run hire, Mack’s contract is over seven years. Newly appointed athletic director Vince Tyra...

    • Posted March 27, 2018
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  • Louisville removes Vince Tyra’s interim tag, becomes full-time AD

    By Dalton Ray —  U of L announced Interim Athletic Director Vince Tyra as the full-time athletic director after a unanimous vote by the board. Tyra served as the interim since Oct. 3 after former athletic director...

    • Posted March 26, 2018
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  • Rick Pitino, Tom Jurich
    Pitino sues U of L for more than $34 million

    By Kyeland Jackson and Shelby Brown — Former head men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino sued U of L’s Athletics Association Thursday, asking for more than $34 million in damages. The lawsuit says U of L breached Pitino’s contract...

    • Posted November 30, 2017
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  • U of L hires new lacrosse coach

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletics Association voted to hire Scott Teeter to replace Kellie Young as lacrosse head coach. Teeter was head coach of Canisius College’s lacrosse team in New York, which holds six Metro...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • ULAA hires Tyra and Padgett

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association voted unanimously to hire Vince Tyra as acting athletic director and enter into a formal employment contract with David Padgett at Monday’s personnel meeting. Tyra recommended hiring Padgett,...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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  • Ricky Jones
    Jones decries acting athletic director appointee

    By Kyeland Jackson — Not everyone is thrilled for athletic director Tom Jurich’s interim replacement. U of L named Vince Tyra, a businessman and member on the University of Louisville Foundation’s board, acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • University names Vince Tyra acting athletic director

    By Kyeland Jackson — A familiar face to the university will take over its athletics program. Vince Tyra, son of former U of L basketball player Charlie Tyra, was named acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra also serves...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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