Moccia named an Under Armour AD of the Year

    Mario Moccia

    Mario Moccia

    June 20, 2013

    SIUSalukis.com

    NACDA Release

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois University Director of Athletics Mario Moccia has been named a 2012-13 Under Armour AD of the Year.

    Moccia was one of 28 athletic directors from across the country and was one of four Football Championship Subdivision ADs to earn the award, which was announced Monday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

    According to NACDA, the criterion for the award is service as an AD for a minimum of five years; demonstration of commitment to higher education and student-athletes; continuous teamwork, loyalty and excellence; and the ability to inspire individuals or groups to high levels of accomplishments.