© 2024 WEKU
Lexington's Radio News Leader
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Update: We now have $71,000 to go to meet our annual fundraising goal by June 30. You can help WEKU cross the finish line with your support! Click here to make your donation. Thank you!!

EKU names new vice president and athletic director

Incoming EKU vice president and athletic director Kyle Moats
EKU Athletics
Incoming EKU vice president and athletic director Kyle Moats

Eastern Kentucky University has hired a new athletic director. EKU President David McFaddin announced on Monday that Kyle Moats has been named EKU's new vice president and athletic director. Moats joins the staff after most recently serving 15 years as the athletic director for Missouri State University.

In a letter sent to the campus community, President McFaddin praised Moats' accomplishments at Missouri State.  He said - quote -, Moats led a period of significant success and growth in the athletics program financially, academically and competitively.”

Moats has also previously worked at the Universities of Kentucky and Louisville. Moats has a master's degree in sports management from UK. 

He will be replacing outgoing AD Matt Roan, who left to accept the same role at James Madison University. Moats is scheduled to start his new role July first.

** WEKU is working hard to be a leading source for public service, and fact-based journalism. Monthly supporters are the top funding source for this growing nonprofit news organization. Please join others in your community who support WEKU by making your donation.making your donation.

Stan Ingold is WEKU's News Director. He has worked in public broadcasting for 18 years, starting at Morehead State Public Radio before spending the past 10 years at Alabama Public Radio. Stan has been honored with numerous journalism awards for his public radio reporting.
WEKU depends on support from those who view and listen to our content. There's no paywall here. Please support WEKU with your donation.
Related Content