Sheahon Zenger

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Sheahon Zenger
Sheahon Zenger, Kansas.png
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Athletic director
Team Kansas[1]
Conference Big 12 Conference
Annual salary $600,000[2]
Biographical details
Born (1966-04-13) April 13, 1966 (age 50)
Salina, Kansas[3]
Alma mater Fort Hays State University
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Kansas State University
University of Kansas[1]
Playing career
1984–1987 Fort Hays State
MidAmerica Nazarene
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988–1995 Kansas State (RC)
1996 South Florida (RC)
1997–2000 Wyoming (RC/AC)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
2001–2004 Kansas State (assistant AD)
2005–2010 Illinois State
2011–present Kansas

Sheahon Jay Zenger (Shay-uh-HON ZENG-er) (born April 13, 1966) is an American university sports administrator and a former assistant American football coach. Zenger is currently the athletic director at the University of Kansas, having succeeded Lew Perkins in 2011. He was previously the athletic director at Illinois State University. Zenger earned a Ph.D. at the University of Kansas in 1996.[1] Zenger hired Charlie Weis.


  1. ^ a b c Zenger's Biography
  2. ^ Zenger's contract as of May 24, 2013
  3. ^ Keegan, Tom (January 3, 2011). "New KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger has deep local roots". Lawrence Journal-World. Retrieved September 28, 2014.