UW-Green Bay names new athletics director

Charles Guthrie (Photo courtesy of UWGB)

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- UW-Green Bay has named its ninth Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in program history.

Charles Guthrie comes to Green Bay from California.

Guthrie has been an athletics administrator for more than 15 years in collegiate athletics and spent the last three years as the director of athletics at San Francisco State.

At UWGB, Guthrie will oversee a department offering 16 intercollegiate sports, serving 250 student-athletes.

"We are delighted to welcome Charles Guthrie to the UW-Green Bay community as Athletic Director," said UWGB Chancellor, Gary Miller. "Charles brings exactly the right expertise in NCAA athletics to move an already fantastic program to even higher levels. We were especially impressed with his strong community spirit, ability to work with coaches and staff, understanding of today's complex NCAA environment, track record with compliance and his overall love of higher education, sports and student athletes."

Guthrie will start his position at UWGB, Nov. 6

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