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Terry Small named NJAC commissioner


Terry 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.

"As a 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."

Small previously 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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