Found February 22, 2013 on
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Bobby Valentine is the latest in sports to follow Isiah Thomas’ footsteps and give it the ol’ college try. The Connecticut Post is reporting that Sacred Heart University, a Division I school in Fairfield, Conn., will hire Valentine as its next athletic director.
It’s a nice attention-grabber for a school most of us have never heard of, but that is about as far as it goes in terms of positives. The odds of this working out aren’t very good.
Valentine brings a whopping zero days experience in college athletics to the table, and is coming off a disastrous showing in which he managed the Red Sox to their worst finish in four decades. That, of course, was Valentine’s first big-league managing gig in 10 years, which does not speak well to his ability to jump in and adapt to so...
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Sacred Heart University, a Division I school in Fairfield, Conn., reportedly will hire former MLB manager Bobby Valentine as its next athletic director.
Bobby Valentine wasn’t out of a job for long — but he’s not back in baseball just yet.
The former Red Sox manager will be handling all sports in his new gig, as the Connecticut Post’s William S. Paxton reports that Valentine has now agreed to become the next athletics director at Sacred Heart University. He will be taking over that position from Don Cook, who is retiring...
Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut will be naming former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine as their new athletic director on Tuesday, according to William Paxton of CtPost. Valentine interviewed for the job, which is being vacated by the retiring Don Cook on July 1, in mid-January. Valentine had this to say on Thursday when reached for comment.
For some reason Bobby Valentine just refuses to leave New
England, for good. This time the former Red Sox manager has landed at Connecticut's Sacred Heart University. If you’re anything like me you've had a question (two parts) circle around your mind: What in the world would Bobby V. be doing on a
university campus, and why can’t he just leave us alone?
Bobby Valentine wasnât out of a job for long
â but heâs not back in baseball
just yet. The former Red Sox manager will be handling all sports in
his new gig, according to a Connecticut Post report that Valentine
has now agreed to become the next athletics director at Sacred
Former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been named the new athletic director at Sacred Heart University. While Valentine has no experience in college athletics, administration or even a college degree he should be a natural for the position.
In academia fundraising matters above all else. The state of higher education in this country is such that educating students is at best...