November 6, 2012

Mount St. Mary's Hardisky Named ECAC Board Treasurer

CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Dr. Kevin T. McGinniss, the President of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Board of Directors has announced that Mike Hardisky from Mount St. Mary’s University will be the Treasurer of the Board for a term ending in October, 2014.

Hardisky is beginning his 12th year at Mount St. Mary’s and the fifth as the Associate Director of Athletics. Hardisky began his tenure at the University in 2001 as the Sports Information Director before being named the Assistant Director of Athletics for Marketing and Promotions in September 2002.

As Associate Director of Athletics, Hardisky is directly responsible for the oversight of 13 intercollegiate athletic teams, the sports information office, athletic ticketing, all aspects related to the athletics department marketing and promotions, and game management of basketball, lacrosse and soccer.

Hardisky is a member of the North East Conference Strategic Planning Committee, Sport Priority Committee and the Sports Management Committee. He is the current conference Liaison for NEC Men’s Lacrosse. He has served as the Tournament Director for the NEC men’s and women’s lacrosse Championships, the NEC men’s & women’s Track & Field Championships, and the MAAC lacrosse Championship tournament. He serves as Treasurer of the Maryland Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics since 2005.

Nationally, Hardisky was appointed to the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Rules Committee in 2011.  Also appointed a Board Member of the ECAC in 2011, Hardisky has been a member of the ECAC Marketing Committee since 2006 and the Chair of the Marketing Committee since 2010.

Before returning to Baltimore to work at the International Basketball League, Hardisky was the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations at the University of Massachusetts. Hardisky came to UMass from fellow Atlantic 10 conference member St. Bonaventure, where he was the assistant Athletic Director for communications. Prior to running the Bonnies’ communications office, Hardisky was an assistant on the sports information staff at the University of Texas.