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Mario Moccia is the current director of athletics for New Mexico State University.[1][2][3][4][5] He previously served as athletic director for Southern Illinois University Carbondale from 2006 to 2014,[6][7][8] as an associate athletic director at the University of Missouri from 1998 to 2006, as an associate athletic director at Southwest Texas State University from 1997 to 1998, and as an assistant athletic director at the University of New Mexico from 1993 to 1997. Moccia attended college at New Mexico State University, where he played on the New Mexico State Aggies baseball team. Moccia was named athletic director at New Mexico State University on November 24, 2014.[9][10][11][12][13][14][15]

Mario Moccia
Current position
TitleAthletic director
TeamNew Mexico State
ConferenceWAC
Biographical details
Born (1967-09-03) September 3, 1967 (age 51)
Alma materNew Mexico State University
Playing career
1986–1989New Mexico State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1993–1997New Mexico (Assistant AD)
1997–1998Southwest Texas State (Associate AD)
1998–2006Missouri (Associate AD)
2006–2014Southern Illinois
2015–presentNew Mexico State

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hefferman, Todd (November 24, 2014). "Moccia leaving SIU for New Mexico State". The Southern Illinoisan. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  2. ^ Groves, Jason (November 25, 2014). "More on Mario Moccia". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  3. ^ Groves, Jason (December 23, 2015). "2015 in review: Moccia closes first year as NMSU AD". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Groves, Jason (January 1, 2017). "Q&A with NMSU Director of Athletics Mario Moccia about Aggie athletics". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  5. ^ Groves, Jason (January 13, 2018). "NMSU athletics riding high as Mario Moccia enters Year 4". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  6. ^ Klee, Paul (July 1, 2006). "From intern to AD: Moccia's rise to Salukis' top spot no accident, according to Mizzou AD". The Southern Illinoisan. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  7. ^ Klee, Paul (July 1, 2006). "New AD makes strong impression at SIU". The Southern Illinoisan. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  8. ^ Klee, Paul (August 8, 2006). "New AD on the block". The Southern Illinoisan. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  9. ^ Katz, Andy (November 24, 2014). "New Mexico St. to hire Moccia as AD". ESPN. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  10. ^ Barnett, Zach (November 24, 2014). "New Mexico State hires Southern Illinois' Mario Moccia as AD". NBC Sports. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  11. ^ Hefferman, Todd (November 25, 2014). "Moccia leaves SIU for New Mexico State". The Southern Illinoisan. Archived from the original on May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  12. ^ Rudi, Mark (August 14, 2016). "Moccia active in world of collegiate athletics". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  13. ^ Groves, Jason (May 20, 2015). "New Mexico State AD talks conference membership following Sun Belt meetings". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  14. ^ Groves, Jason (September 1, 2015). "Mario Moccia reacts to Coastal Carolina invitation to the Sun Belt". Las Cruces Sun-News. Archived from the original on May 25, 2018. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  15. ^ Davis, Ron (March 12, 2018). "NMSU's Mario Moccia on producing tangible results in Las Cruces". Albuquerque Business First. Retrieved May 25, 2018.

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