Doug Knuth was appointed Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in spring 2013. Reporting directly to the President, Knuth oversees Nevada's seven men's and 11 women's intercollegiate athletics teams.
Knuth spent past eight years at the University of Utah as the Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Relations. He has more than 18 years of professional experience in athletics administration and has led Utah to record fundraising in each of the last seven years.
In his time there, he successfully launched a $150 million comprehensive athletics campaign and doubled the Utes' annual fund in five years. Knuth also took a leadership role in the strategic planning process of Utah's $1.2 billion university capital campaign. He is a member of the prestigious I-A Athletic Director's Association Fellows Program, served on the NCAA Tennis Committee from 2007-10 and has held leadership roles in the National Association of Athletic Development Directors since 2010.
Knuth earned his bachelor's degree in business administration at the University of Connecticut in 1994 where he was also a four-year letter winner and captain on the men's tennis team. He holds master's degrees in sports administration and facility management from Ohio University (1998) and business administration from Northwood University (2002).
A native of Fairfield, Conn., Knuth and his wife, Marilyn, have a daughter, Gabby (4 ½), and a son, Lance (2 ½).