The Nevada Board of Regents has approved a contract for Doug Knuth to become Nevada's new athletic director.
He's currently the senior associate athletic director at the University of Utah. He's also been the assistant athletic director at Michigan State.
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).
He'll take over for the retiring Cary Groth on April 20th.