Ross Bjork

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Ross Bjork
Ross Bjork.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Athletic director
Team Ole Miss
Conference Southeastern
Biographical details
Born (1972-10-22) October 22, 1972 (age 45)
Dodge City, Kansas
Alma mater Emporia State University (BS)
Western Illinois University (MS)
Playing career
1991–1994 Emporia State
Position(s) Fullback
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1996–1997 Western Kentucky (dev. offc.)
1997–2001 Missouri (athletic dev. offc.)
2001–2003 Missouri (asst. AD for dev.)
2003–2005 Miami (FL) (assoc. AD)
2005–2010 UCLA (senior assoc. AD)
2010–2012 Western Kentucky
2012–present Ole Miss

Carl "Ross" Bjork[1] (born October 22, 1972) is the current athletics director for the University of Mississippi.[2] He has previously served as the director of athletics for Western Kentucky University where he was the youngest among all of the 120 NCAA FBS when hired. He has also previously worked for the University of Miami, UCLA, and the University of Missouri.[3]

Bjork received his bachelor's degree from Emporia State University in 1995 and his master's degree from Western Illinois University in 1996. Bjork is married to Sonja and has two sons.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emporia State Names 2017 Distinguished Alumni". June 12, 2017. Retrieved November 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "OleMissSports.com Ross Bjork Bio - Ole Miss Rebels Official Athletic Site". Retrieved November 5, 2017. 
  3. ^ Aschoff, Edward (June 20, 2012). "AD Ross Bjork Is Ready For Test At Ole Miss". ESPN. Retrieved October 2, 2012.