Joe Castiglione (athletic director)

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Joe Castiglione
Sport(s) Athletic director
Biographical details
Born (1957-10-08) October 8, 1957 (age 59)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Alma mater University of Maryland
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1993–1998 Missouri
1998–present Oklahoma
Accomplishments and honors
Bobby Dodd Foundation AD of the Year (2004)
SportsBusiness Daily AD of the Year (2009)

Joseph Robert Castiglione (born October 8, 1957) is Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Programs and athletic director at the University of Oklahoma.

The former athletic director at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, Castiglione received the 2004 Bobby Dodd Award for athletic director of the year. Since his arrival at Oklahoma in April 1998, the school has won 15 national championships in football (2000); softball (2000, 2013, 2016); men's gymnastics (2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2015, 2016, 2017); and women's gymnastics (2014, 2016, 2017). Castiglione is best known for hiring current Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops. In 2009, Castiglione was named the Athletic Director of the Year.[1]

Castiglione is a 1979 graduate of the University of Maryland, where he played football as a walk-on.[2] He also earned a Master's in Education from Oklahoma in 2007.


  1. ^ "Castiglione Named AD of the Year". University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. 2009-05-28. Archived from the original on 2009-11-30. Retrieved 2009-11-30. 
  2. ^ Joe Castiglione, National Association of College Directors of Athletics, retrieved June 25, 2010.

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