tim selgo

Tim Selgo joined ASC in July 2016 following 20 years as athletic director at Grand Valley State University and brings over 28 years of successful college athletics experience to Athletics Staffing and Consultants.

Selgo will consult with universities, colleges and conferences with a special emphasis on leadership training and staffing. His primary focus area is consulting services that work with training athletics directors and athletics departments which includes but is not limited to: strategic planning, hiring the right people, staff development, marketing and promoting your programs, fundraising, and communication with all constituents.

A promoter of a well-rounded athletic department, Selgo led the Lakers to the top of NCAA Division II athletics. GVSU finished among the top two in the Learfield Sports/NACDA Directors' Cup standings for 14 consecutive years, including eight straight titles (2003-04 to 2010-11) and winning 11 of the last 13. The prestigious award is presented annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), Learfield Sports and the USA Today to the best overall collegiate athletics programs in the country.

In addition, GVSU has won 18 straight Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Presidents' Cup titles as the top athletic program in the 16-team GLIAC. The Lakers' 23 all-time Presidents' Cup titles top all GLIAC institutions. Grand Valley State, which won 45 GLIAC titles prior to Selgo's arrival, has won 174 GLIAC titles since Selgo was appointed Athletic Director in 1996.

A well respected leader in college athletics throughout his career, Selgo served on the NCAA DII Management Council for four years (2007-11), including serving as Chair of the Management Council in 2009. A term on the NCAA DII Management Council is the highest position is DII athletics. He was named the NACDA Division II AD of the Year for the Central Region (2012-13), while also being named the Division II Central Region Astroturf AD of the Year (2006-07). He was also honored as the Central Region AD of the Year in 2002-03. In addition, Selgo was President of NACDA for the 2015-16 year.

Selgo has been the key figure in the development of the athletic facilities and programs at Grand Valley State. Lubbers Stadium was renovated during the summer of 2011, installing a new artificial surface and adding seats to increase capacity to 10,550. A new outdoor track & field/lacrosse stadium was opened in the fall of 2011, while the Kelly Family Sports Center, which opened for all university activities in 2008 was spearheaded by Selgo. The 137,662 square foot facility allows GVSU academic classes and athletic teams the opportunity to work inside in inclement weather. Other major projects included a softball facility, improvements to the Laker baseball complex, added executive suites and a new video display scoreboard. The GVSU Football Center, located in the north end zone of Lubbers Stadium, has also been expanded since Selgo's arrival.

Prior to his arrival at Grand Valley State, Selgo was an Associate AD at the University of Toledo and thus offers 28 years of successful college athletics experience. Selgo was responsible for the day-to-day operations for Toledo's ten women's and nine men's sports teams that competed at the Division I level in the Mid-American Conference (MAC). In addition, he served as the department’s compliance officer and was in charge of the athletics facilities.

A native of Pettisville, Ohio, Selgo was inducted into the Toledo Athletic Hall of Fame in February of 2001. He was a standout basketball player at Toledo from 1977-80, earning four varsity letters. The Rockets posted a four-year record of 87-26 during Selgo's playing days including two NCAA Midwest Regionals. His 1978-79 Rocket squad claimed a first-round, 74-72, win over Iowa, before dropping a 79-71 decision to Notre Dame in the sweet sixteen. Selgo was part of two MAC Championship teams (1978-79/1979-80) and was co-captain of the '79-80 squad. He earned MAC All-Academic honors in 1978, 1979 and 1980 and was named Senior Scholar/Athlete-of-the-Year at Toledo in 1980. Selgo still holds the UT record for free throw percentage in a single-season, converting 92.3% during the 1978-79 season. He also holds the Toledo career free throw percentage record in MAC games, hitting 86.1% and the single-season Rocket mark for MAC games of 93.9%.

Selgo graduated from Toledo in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in physical education and a minor in mathematics. Following graduation, Selgo remained at Toledo as a graduate assistant for the men's basketball program and earned his master's degree in education administration in 1982. After serving one year as a teacher and coach at Springfield High School, he then served as an assistant men's basketball coach at Toledo from 1982-1985. In 1985 he was named head women's basketball coach at Toledo. Selgo served as head coach of the Rockets women's basketball program for three years.

Selgo is married to the former Terry Bush and have three children; Jennifer, Rachel, and Daniel, and four grandchildren.