Northern State AD Josh Moon accepts a position at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
ABERDEEN, SD. (NSU) – Northern State University AD Josh Moon has accepted the role of Director of Sports at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, an NCAA Division I institution. Wisconsin native Moon will begin his new role on August 1st.
“I am really honored and humbled to join the great team at Green Bay. Andria and I are very excited to be returning to Wisconsin, ”said Moon. “Northern State University is a special place, from community support to an incredible team of coaches and student athletes. Our family will miss Wolves Nation – we will never forget our time in Aberdeen. “
As Director of Athletics for Green Bay, Moon will oversee a department that offers 14 NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports and mentors over 200 student-athletes. He reports directly to Federal Chancellor Michael Alexander and is a member of the university cabinet.
“Josh is a huge influence on the Northern State University campus. From unprecedented facility upgrades to significant scholarships for students and athletes, he’s been an important part of Northern’s success, ”said Northern President Neal Schnoor. “I congratulate Josh on this next chapter in his career, Green Bay has made a great leader, and we wish him and his family the very best.”
Moon has led Wolves Athletics for more than nine years, during which NSU has had unprecedented success on and off the field. Awards include:
- An average semester GPA of at least 3.30 for student athletes in the last 10 semesters.
- Over $ 100 million in university-wide fundraising, including the last $ 62 million Educational Impact Campaign
- 2018 NCAA Division II National Runner-Up in Men’s Basketball.
- Four consecutive men’s basketball conference championships.
- Five consecutive qualifications for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.
- Successive conference championships in volleyball.
- Men’s and women’s basketball continued to lead the NCAA Division II, which for the 13ththe even year 2019-20.
Schnoor also announced that NSU is Senior Associate Athletic Director Terri Holmes will serve as interim AD as the university immediately begins a nationwide search for the next permanent AD of the wolves.
“Terri has over 15 years of administrative experience at NSU Athletics, including a background in coaching and compliance,” said Schnoor. “She will do a great service to our coaches, student-athletes, fans, campus, and the community during this transition period.”
Moon is only the fourth NSU athletics director since 1956, ahead of Clark Swisher, Dr. James Kretchman and Bob Olson. Josh and his wife Andria, an associate professor of elementary education / early childhood at NSU, are parents to two boys, Brady and Kellen.
About Northern State University
Northern State University is a student-focused institution that provides an excellent educational experience, preparing students for their future endeavors through the liberal arts and professional education. Northern is a regional university and offers rigorous academics; diverse civil, social and cultural opportunities; and a commitment to create an inclusive environment for all viewpoints. Northern also offers a broad-based athletics program and sponsors 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate college sports that participate in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC). The university strives to serve the community through partnerships like theirs Awareness campaignwho opened a new South Dakota school for the blind and visually impaired; new sports and recreational fields; and soon a regional sports complex on campus. With the $ 55 million campaign, NSU has received more than $ 100 million in privately financed construction projects and grants within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU approvals.