Directed UC athletics to a period of unprecedented success and positioned the program for the future during his eight years as director of athletics.
Crowning accomplishment was ushering UC into membership in the BIG EAST Conference.
Provided the vision, secured the leading gifts and set an aggressive construction schedule for the Richard E. Lindner Varsity Village, a $100-plus million enhancement of all of UC's athletics facilities, featuring the construction of Marge Schott Stadium for baseball, the Trabert-Talbert Tennis Center, Gettler Stadium for soccer and track and field, and the Lindner Athletics Center as the center of the department's operations.
Increased academic support services for UC's student-athletes.
Implemented a gender equity plan which upped all women's sports to full scholarship levels.
UC's sports teams parlayed these accomplishments into success on the field or court, compiling a winning percentage of nearly .600 and recording four of the top 12 annual winning years.
UC claimed 31 conference titles, made 49 postseason appearances and produced 51 All-Americans during his tenure.
Given the title Director of Athletics Emeritus at his retirement in 2005