BYU athletics has new leadership structure with eye toward Big 12

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Tom Holmoe, BYU Athletic Director, is featured on the Church News podcast.

BYU able-bodied managing director Tom Holmoe is featured on the Church News podcast.

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BYU’s athletic department continues to be restructured in grooming for the school’s move to the Big 12 Conference in 2023.

Tuesday, athletic director Tom Holmoe named three senior associate athletic directors, appointing David Almodova, Dallan Moody and Trevor Wilson to bigger leadership roles within the section.

Almodova, Moody and Wilson, who have been in the department for years, volition now report directly to Holmoe. Associate able-bodied directors who previously reported to Holmoe will at present report through those 3 men.

“Nosotros’ll never look exactly like some other able-bodied department. BYU is different, and we’ll proceed to be different, and operate in the ways that are best for us and in line with our unique mission and vision.” — BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe

Also Monday, BYU Athletics added Tyson Hutchins as a new acquaintance athletic director. Hutchins will oversee creative strategy.

“While these changes won’t completely overhaul our day-to-day operations every bit they are now in BYU Athletics, they will increase efficiencies for us dramatically and be an essential office of our future success,” Holmoe said. “Getting gear up for the bound to the Big 12 is non but the responsibility of our educatee-athletes and coaches. Every member of our BYU administrative, part-fourth dimension and even student staff is essential and is beingness asked to step up, with the structures and resources in identify to help us be our all-time.

According to a BYU news release, multiple other organizational construction changes, new hires and promotions take taken identify throughout BYU Athletics during the past weeks and months and will go along to take place as BYU prepares to enter the Big 12.

“These changes at the pinnacle of our leadership structure will set us up for success as we look to enter the Big 12 in a position of strength,” Holmoe said. “Nosotros’ll never await exactly similar another athletic section. BYU is different, and we’ll continue to be unlike, and operate in the means that are all-time for us and in line with our unique mission and vision, simply as we’ve proven over the years, our uniqueness will not hold united states of america dorsum from being successful. In fact, it is what will ultimately make u.s.a. the nigh successful nosotros tin be.”

Almodova has been at BYU since 2007, serving equally associate athletic manager for marketing and promotions. Prior to his time at BYU, he was the assistant director of sports marketing and promotions at Duke. He will oversee external operations, including the areas of communications, design, marketing/fan feel, media relations, social media and video services.

Moody will oversee finance and strategy, including areas of corporate sponsorship, development/fundraising, events/facilities and finance. Moody returns to BYU Athletics after four years working as the CFO for Disruptive Advertising. From 2008-xviii he was the associate athletic manager for finance at BYU. Moody has also served every bit a special assistant to Holmoe for football game scheduling.

Wilson will oversee the BYU student-athlete ecosystem, including areas of bookish services; Built4Life; multifariousness, equity, inclusion and belonging; proper name, image and likeness; and student-athlete experience. In his previous role, Wilson’southward title was associate dean of students, and in the past reported through the student life vice president and banana to the president for educatee success and inclusion. While Wilson’s reporting line was outside of BYU Athletics, all of his piece of work was within the department.

Hutchins returns to BYU after 2 years at Clemson equally associate able-bodied director for artistic solutions. In that part, Hutchins oversaw all of Clemson’s social media and creative content, including graphic blueprint and artistic video. Prior to Clemson, Hutchins worked in BYU Athletics as a student employee and and then full-fourth dimension in a role every bit a digital content and new media coordinator.