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Senior Associate Athletics Director

Updated 7/20/05

Dan Radakovich enters his fifth year as LSU’s  Senior Associate Athletics Director after joining the university in May of 2001. He came to LSU after serving as director of athletics at American University in Washington D.C.

As LSU’s Senior Associate Athletics Director, Radakovich oversees the daily operations of the LSU Athletics Department and he serves as Skip Bertman’s chief assistant.

Prior to his one-year stint at American University, Radakovich spent six years as the  Associate Athletics Director at South Carolina. He worked closely with South Carolina Athletics Director Mike McGee in laying the ground work for a new $70 million arena built in Columbia. During his tenure with South Carolina, Radakovich supervised the finances and logistics for $33 million in facility improvements.

Radakovich served as the Senior Associate Athletics Director at Long Beach State from 1989-94.

Radakovich began his collegiate athletics career as the athletics business manager at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla., from 1983-85. He worked in the private sector for four years before joining Long Beach State.

A native of Aliquippa, Pa., Radakovich graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1980 with a bachelor of science degree in finance. Radakovich was also a football letterwinner as well as a student coach at IUP. He then went on to earn his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami in 1982.

Radakovich is married to the former Marcie McDonald and the couple has two children, Christian (15) and Grant (11).

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