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Patric Simon - Alcorn State
Courtesy: SWAC.org

Simon Named Director of Athletics at Alcorn State

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 02/25/2012
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Alcorn State, MS---Alcorn State University has chosen Patric David Simon as the new athletic director and he said on Friday that he is elated to have been selected to "serve such a prestigious institution".

Members of the Alcorn search committee said they were impressed with Simon throughout the entire process. "We all admired his unwavering commitment to student athletes," states co-chair and ASU National Alumni Association President Percy Norwood Jr.

For the past three years Simon has served as the athletic director at Langston University. During his tenure, the institution won a grand total of 10 conference championships between the Red River Athletic Conference and Central State Football League of the NAIA.

Simon is known for two things said President M. Christopher Brown, "Alcorn recognized and admired his ability in leading programs to post season championships and most importantly, his devotion to systems that promote student athletes in academic excellence and APR success. We welcome him to the Alcorn family."

Simon has also held positions at Lincoln University, Kutztown University, Northeastern Illinois University, Fayetteville State University, Saint Augustine University, and Saint Paul's College.

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