LaGrange College athletic director Jennifer Claybrook announces the hiring of Mike White as the Athletics Program Coordinator. White is a 2016 graduate of LaGrange College with a degree in business administration.
"We are excited to have Mike return to LaGrange College," said Claybrook. "Mike's background of being a student-athlete here at LC will be a big factor as he interacts with the department's coaches and athletes. He is going to be a great asset to the department and the college. Mike is committed to the mission of our institution and his enthusiasm, creativity and commitment to excellence is essential in this role."
White's duties in the position include, but are not limited to: Scheduling and activities of student workers in collaboration with coaching staff, to include scheduling of Game Day staffing and other activities critical to the success of Game Day, serve as the Athletic Department liaison with the Panther Club, coordinating travel arrangements for the department as needed, and supporting the Athletic Director and staff in the timely filing of all certification forms, squad lists, drug consent forms as required by the NCAA.
White was a four-year member of the Panther basketball team. He played on two USA South Tournament champions and three NCAA Division III tournament teams. White scored 623 points and pulled down 367 rebounds during his career.
"I want to begin by thanking Jennifer Claybrook for the opportunity to return to my alma mater and work with some of the best people I know," White said. "Being involved in many different facets of the LaGrange College experience, I look forward to helping transform our students as athletes and as young adults. As a LaGrange College graduate, I have experienced everything first-hand. I am excited to once again be a part of the sports and intramurals that create many memories for our students."