Small, a 1992 Elon communications grad, was named commissioner of
the New Jersey Athletic Conference Sept. 9. He will serve as the
second commissioner in the 17-year history of the conference, and
will oversee the administration, daily operations and publicity
efforts of a 10-institutition league that has captured 40 NCAA Championships
since its inception in 1985.
person who was born and raised in New Jersey, I'm extremely excited
for this opportunity," Small said. "I'm grateful for the
opportunity that I've been afforded and the faith the individual
institutions' administrators have exhibited in my ability and leadership."
served as the assistant athletic director and sports information
director at Stevens Institute of Technology. The Ducks captured
20 conference championships and placed nine teams in postseason
play during his two-year tenure.
He worked for
a number of years as an athletic administrator in the City University
system of New York. Originally hired as the sports information director
at the College of Staten Island, he was steadily promoted to the
positions of assistant to the athletic director, associate athletic
director and acting director of athletics there. Following seven
years of service at CSI, Small accepted the position of associate
athletic director and sports information director at John Jay College
of Criminal Justice in Manhattan.
Prior to his
arrival in CUNY, Small worked with the public relations department
of the Philadelphia Eagles. He continues to serve as a PR consultant
and radio statistician for the Eagles and has assisted the New York
Yankees, the New York Jets, the United States Military Academy and
the NCAA with various media events including the 1993, 1996, 1998,
1999, 2000 and 2001 World Series. He also has served as a member
of the NCAA Division III National Baseball Committee and as the
publicist for the Knickerbocker Baseball Conference.
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