ASU names new Athletic Director

(ALBANY, Ga)- Albany State University announced Monday afternoon that Tony Duckworth would be named the new Athletic Director for the university.

Duckworth comes to Albany after serving as the Athletics Director for Northeastern State University in Oklahoma since 2011.

Duckworth’s teams also enjoyed 32 NCAA playoff appearances during his eight and a half year tenure.

In a statement from ASU, President, Marion Fedrick says, “Throughout his career, he has shown a proven track record of excellence in leadership and performance. His years of experience in athletics leadership, coaching and fundraising provide a strong foundation for the department. I look forward to strengthening our athletics program for our students, staff, coaches and fans of Golden Ram athletics,”

Duckworth’s appointment will be effective as of January 2nd, 2020.