Georgia Tech Names Mike Bobinski As Its New Athletic Director

Mike Bobinski is in his 12th year as Xavier's athletic director.

Mike Bobinski is in his 12th year as Xavier's athletic director.

Jan. 16, 2013

A Message from Xavier University President Michael Graham, S.J.

"Xavier University Athletic Director, Mike Bobinski, has accepted the Athletic Director position at Georgia Tech.

Mike will remain at Xavier until March 22.  Mike joined the Xavier family in 1998. In his 15 years with the University, he has provided tremendous leadership for our student athletes and athletic staff. Xavier's graduation rate for student athlete is 97 percent, which ranks us 11th in the nation. Xavier's men's basketball team is one of only four teams that have made the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 four times in the last five years.

A search committee to identify a new Athletic Director has been identified. The University will conduct a confidential search process through the President's Office. There is no set timetable. The search will be complete when we have identified the best person to lead our mission-driven intercollegiate athletics program and to continue to build on its success.

We will make no further public comments about this until we are ready to introduce our selection of the Athletic Director who will lead Xavier into the future.

Xavier University is sincerely grateful to Mike Bobinski for his years of dedicated service and wishes him the very best in his new role at Georgia Tech."