Oliver Luck Accepts Position With NCAA


  West Virginia Athletic Director Oliver Luck is leaving WVU Athletics for a position with the NCAA.

Athletic Director Oliver Luck has accepted a newly created position of executive vice president of regulatory affairs with the National College Athletic Association effective January 15th. The Move was announced by WVU President Gordon Gee and NCAA President Mark Emmert.

In four years as athletic director, Luck guided the Mountaineers into the Big 12 conference, initiated a new $21 million baseball park and spearheaded other modernization projects such a new football team room, men’s and women’s basketball training facilities and a soccer complex.

Prior to joining WVU in July 2010, Luck was president and general manager of the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer franchise in Houston, Texas. Luck played quarterback for the Mountaineers from 1978-1981.