Ross Bjork

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Ross Bjork
Ross Bjork.jpg
Current position
TitleAthletic director
TeamOle Miss
ConferenceSoutheastern
Biographical details
Born (1972-10-22) October 22, 1972 (age 46)
Dodge City, Kansas
Alma materWestern Illinois University (MS)
Playing career
1991–1994Emporia State
Position(s)Fullback
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1996–1997Western Kentucky (dev. offc.)
1997–2001Missouri (athletic dev. offc.)
2001–2003Missouri (asst. AD for dev.)
2003–2005Miami (FL) (assoc. AD)
2005–2010UCLA (senior assoc. AD)
2010–2012Western Kentucky
2012–presentOle 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.