Sports OT: Selgo on 20 years as GVSU AD

Tim Selgo will retire from Grand Valley on July 15

Grand Valley State University, GVSU, athletic director, Tim Selgo
Longtime GVSU Athletic Director Tim Selgo at his retirement reception. (June 26, 2016)

ALLENDALE, Mich. (WOOD) — After 20 years, Tim Selgo has only a few weeks left as Grand Valley State University’s athletic director.

Selgo has been in college athletics for 35 years, 28 of which were as an administrator. He became GVSU’s AD in 1996. During that time, Lakers athletic teams have earned 19 national championships and 11 NACDA Directors’ Cups.

Selgo announced his impending retirement in August; his last day is July 15.

Friends, family alumni and coaches honored him at a retirement reception Friday.

==Above, Selgo talks about his time at GVSU and former Grand Valley football coach Brian Kelly (now Notre Dame’s head coach) discusses Selgo’s impact.==

Selgo will be replaced by Keri Becker, previously GVSU’s associate athletic director.

==Below, Selgo talks about his time at GVSU as he gets ready to wrap up his final week.==

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