Greg HeierOn Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, Presentation College announced the hiring of Greg Heier, as their new athletic director. Athletics Staffing and Consultants through it's modified search process helped secure Heier, the former athletic director at Doane College, in Crete, Neb., since 2006.

"I am grateful that I will be joining Presentation College as athletic director," said Heier. "The vision and dynamic leadership of Dr. Huber, the passion and talent of a dedicated and energetic coaching staff, the deep commitment of everyone at the college to providing an education of distinction to Presentation students, and the vibrancy of the Aberdeen community all made this a dream opportunity for me."

Presentation College President Dr. Margaret A. Huber said Heier's experience in both private education and NAIA athletics were some of the reasons for his selection. "We are very excited about the future of Saints athletics under Greg's direction," said Dr. Huber. "Greg's experience and determination will surely help PC athletics grow and reach the next level of collegiate athletics."

Heier, who arrives at Presentation College as a two-time Great Plains Athletic Conference Athletic Director of the Year, holds a Juris Doctor with Highest Distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Doane College. Heier will direct the overall administrative and operational activities of intercollegiate athletics for Presentation College's 10 athletic
teams.

"Saints athletics has a bright future and the transition to the NAIA and the corresponding opportunity to offer athletic scholarships, a coaching staff that is second to none, a supportive administration, a first class academic experience, and all the amenities of the city of Aberdeen make the potential for Saints athletics limitless," said Heier. "I look forward to investing all my energies into Presentation College and the Aberdeen community as we aggressively pursue an outstanding experience for our student athletes."

"By using their [ASC's] knowledge to get to our short list of candidates that fit what we sought in an athletic director, we easily spent half the amount of time that is normally required in a search like this.   Additionally, they enhanced the pool of by bringing several qualified candidates to the finalist list.  Showing that they know talent, two of the individuals that they sought out, and applied to our position, were hired by and are current NCAA Division II AD’s.  Our search finished with securing a quality hire.  If our institution ever needed to conduct a search for an athletic director, we would without question use the services of ASC."

Kelli Shuman
Director, Human Resources

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology