Former Vice President and Director of Athletics, University of Louisville
Episode 175. Tom Jurich – Former-Vice President and Director of Athletics, University of Louisville (1997-2017)
Tom Jurich cites his motivation to do things right and see results as he leads athletic programs at the University of Louisville.
Since 1997, Tom has made a permanent mark at the University of Louisville by leading an athletic department that has enjoyed tremendous athletic and academic accomplishments. In 2003, Tom began his run as vice president at U of L.
Under Tom Jurich, the Cardinal athletic teams have produced unparalleled success in multiple sports. Louisville’s 2012 – 2013 year marked the first time any university has ever won a BCS level bowl game, placed both its men’s and women’s basketball teams in the NCAA Final 4, and reached the baseball College World Series in the same season.
CBS Sports ranked Cardinals Athletics among the top three nationally for the past three years. Tom and his wife share U of L’s prestigious Hickman-Camp Award and he was named Louisville magazine’s Person of the Year in 2007.
He resides in Louisville with his wife, Terrilynn. They have four children and several grandchildren.
EFFECTIVE OCT. 2017, Tom Jurich was relieved of his duties as the Athletic Director of University of Louisville Athletics
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