Scott Gines will now permanently take on the responsibilities of athletic director while receiving the new title of Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation at Texas A&M-University Kingsville.
The promotion, which will be effective as of Jan. 2, also includes oversight of the Department of Campus Recreation and Fitness as well as the Student Recreation Center.
Gines is no stranger to this campus, as he had come into TAMUK in 2007 to be athletic director, and later became vice president of institutional advancement in 2009.
Gines’ credentials include a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Military Institute, a master’s degree from the University of Virginia, and becoming a fellow of the Higher Education Management Institute, which is offered through Peabody College at Vanderbilt University.
The official release from Texas A&M University – Kingsville follows:
[box type=”shadow” ]Gines Assumes Title Of Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation
Scott Gines will absorb the duties of athletic director and assume the title of Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Campus Recreation at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, effective January 2.
In addition to athletics, he will oversee the Department of Campus Recreation and Fitness and the Student Recreation Center.
Gines joined the University in 2007 as athletic director and was named vice president for institutional advancement in 2009. He came to Texas A&M-Kingsville from Fairmont State University in West Virginia, where he served as director of athletics. He also served in this capacity for five years at Dakota Wesleyan University. Prior to his move into athletics management, he served as head baseball coach at Virginia Military Institute and Radford University. In 1985, he founded Virginia Baseball Camps, Inc., a summer father-son baseball camp that has been featured in Baseball Weekly (2002) and Nikkei Marketing Journal (April 2005). He continues to operate the camp today with a staff of 125.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Military Institute and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia. He also holds a certificate from the Sport Management Institute and is a fellow of the Higher Education Management Institute offered through Peabody College at Vanderbilt University.[/box]