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Brad Ohrt
Northern Illinois University Director of Sports Performance Brad Ohrt received the prestigious title of master strength & conditioning coach by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches association at the CSCCa’s annual convention in Salt Lake City. “You have to hold yourself to a higher standard knowing you’re considered a master in this profession,” Ohrt said....
Janaan Mickey
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is hosting a farewell reception Thursday, May 29, for Janaan Mickey. The event takes place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Convocation Center. Remarks are planned at 4 p.m. All are welcome. Mickey, a longtime member of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, started at NIU in 1982. In the over...
Victor E. Huskie
NIU Athletics held its fifth annual Victors Awards at the Egyptian Theatre on Monday night. Jordan Lynch of the Huskie football team and Nelle Youel of the Huskie women’s tennis team were honored as NIU’s Male and Female Athletes of the Year. An all-sports, ESPY-style awards show, the Victors highlighted the on-field and off-field accomplishments...
Kathi Bennett
Northern Illinois University Athletics is loading up its bus with prizes and is hitting the road in June to see Huskie alumni fans. NIU Associate Vice President and Athletics Director Sean T. Frazier and head coaches, including football coach Rod Carey, men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery and women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett, will be in...
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Undergraduates in NIU’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education who are interested in sampling careers in athletics administration will find the balls now in their courts. Departmental and College of Education leaders, working in coordination with NIU Intercollegiate Athletics, have developed the unique opportunity. Huskie Athletics will provide internships each academic year to selected undergraduates...
Christian Spears
Four attorneys who are putting their law degrees to good use in the world of sports will talk Wednesday, April 16, at NIU about such career choices for lawyers. Presented by the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and the NIU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the panel discussion is scheduled for noon in Room 188 of...
The Victors
When NIU’s more than 400 student-athletes typically step into the spotlight, they’re dressed for competition in their cardinal-and-black uniforms. One night a year, however, they put on their suits, ties, dresses and high-heels for an evening of celebration. That night is Monday, April 28, at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb....
Melissa Dawson
Melissa Dawson, an educator and administrator for the past 29 years who has guided student-athletes to academic success at Tulsa, Iowa, South Carolina and Kentucky, will join Northern Illinois University as the senior associate athletics director and director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services (S.A.A.S.S.) Sean T. Frazier, NIU associate vice president and director of Athletics,...
Eight Northern Illinois University sophomore student-athletes have been named to the newest class of “LEaD Huskies,” announced this week by NIU Faculty Athletics Representative Matt Streb and Sean T. Frazier, associate vice president and director of Athletics. The Leadership Enhancement and Development – or LEaD – Huskie program was introduced for the first time last year. The...
Darrell Bowie
NIU Athletics will debut a new way for fans to enjoy their experience at Huskie men’s and women’s basketball games by opening “The Nelson Club at NIU.” The Nelson Club features enhanced food and beverage options throughout the game, different menus for each game and the opportunity to interact with athletic department, university and community...
Photo of an NIU Huskie football helmet at Soldier Field
Northern Illinois University is inviting all football season ticket holders and Huskie Athletics Support Fund (HASF) donors to get an insider’s look at the 2014 NIU football signing class at a special National Signing Day Party beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5. Join NIU head coach Rod Carey and his staff for a social...
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As part of the ongoing commitment of Northern Illinois Athletics to community engagement, a “Breakfast with Bennett” is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Lincoln Inn in downtown DeKalb. The event will serve as an opportunity for fans to talk with women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett and other coaches at NIU over...
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