VENSTAL, NY – Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger is pleased to announce the appointment of Eugene Marshall Jr. as Director of Athletics, effective January 5, 2023.
Marshall has 38 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, most recently as director of athletics at Hampton University in Virginia, where he has held the position since 2014. At Hampton, he was responsible for intercollegiate athletics and club sports, intramural and recreational activities. He has experience developing strategic and financial plans, compliance and working with other divisions to improve student life.
He also held director or assistant director of athletic positions at Pratt Institute, the College of Staten Island, the United States Military Academy at West Point, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Iona College, and Queens College.
“The level of competition that Binghamton’s student-athletes bring to the America East Conference and the academic accolades they achieve are points that Binghamton University is proud of,” said Stenger. “Gene brings with him a wealth of experience that can help us continue the excellence we’ve seen on the courts and playing fields, in the pool and in the classroom.”
Marshall received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in sports leadership from Northeastern University, where he played Division I basketball. He also worked as an administrator for IBM for seven years before entering the world of peer athletics.
In his role as director of athletics at Binghamton, Marshall will be responsible for all aspects of the university’s 21 intercollegiate athletic programs, ensuring that student-athletes reach their maximum athletic, academic and social potential. He will provide leadership that promotes a commitment to student success, diversity, equality and inclusion; implement initiatives that promote the physical and emotional well-being of students; oversee recruitment and development activities; oversee NCAA and America East compliance, financial operations, and facilities operations; and build and maintain relationships with campus and community partners.
“Binghamton University has a strong intercollegiate athletic staff and overall program,” Marshall said. “I’m thrilled to be joining the campus as the next AD and look forward to being a part of the community in Binghamton and the surrounding area.”