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APSU introduces new Athletic Director

After former Athletic Director Derek van der Mewre was promoted to vice president of Advancement, Communications and Strategic Initiatives in April of 2015, Ryan Ivey stepped up as APSU's 13th athletic director.

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Govs welcome Ryan Ivey as new athletic director

In the spring of 2015, APSU began its search for a new athletic director to replace Derek Van der Merwe who served as the AD for a year and a half, and over 18 years in athletics. Van Der Merwe was promoted from AD to vice president of Advancement, Communications ...

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Long-time APSU baseball coach resigns after his arrest

UPDATE: According to a press release sent out by Bill Persinger, executive director of public relations and marketing at APSU, Gary McClure has officially resigned from his position as head coach. APSU officials received and accepted Gary McClure’s resignation Saturday, Aug. 8 after his arrest the previous morning. The head ...

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USA bring home the gold: World Cup style

We did it, the United States Women’s National Team has won their third World Cup. For the first match, USWNT swept past Australia 3-1. The U.S. was able to score first with a 12-footer by Megan Rapinoe. Australia rallied back in the first half by a goal made by Australia’s ...

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Athletics department looks at new basketball coaching staff

APSU’s basketball department was in search of a new assistant as former coach Corey Gipson left the team for a coaching position with Missouri State University. Gipson had a coaching and playing career at APSU. Gipson took his coaching skills to the Missouri Valley Conference. Gipson was an assistant for the ...

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Jay Bowen hired as assistant men’s basketball coach

After men’s basketball assistant coach Bubba Wells left APSU in May to take a position at Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, familiar face Jay Bowen took Wells’ place. Bowen was assistant to head coach Dave Loos in the 2001-02 season when APSU built their 2003 Ohio Valley Conference championship team. ...

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