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Trev Alberts leaving Nebraska to be Texas A&M’s next athletic director



Trev Alberts leaving Nebraska to be Texas A&M’s next athletic director
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Faculty of Nebraska athletic director Trev Alberts is leaving the Huskers to take the an identical place at Texas A&M Faculty.

Spherical 5 p.m. Wednesday, a provide inside Faculty of Nebraska Athletics confirmed the research that had been circulating all day and Texas A&M issued a press launch asserting the hire. They will have a press conference to introduce Alberts as their new A.D. early subsequent week.

The subsequent e-mail was despatched to athletic employees by Alberts Wednesday afternoon.

Faculty of Nebraska Interim President Chris Kabourek issued the following assertion Wednesday afternoon:

“A short time previously, Trev Alberts educated me that he has accepted the athletic director place at Texas A&M, environment friendly Friday.

I’m disillusioned to see Trev depart, nonetheless I am grateful for his 15 years of service to the Faculty of Nebraska. Every the Mavericks and the Huskers achieved good points beneath Trev’s administration and we wish him and his family all among the best.

We have unbelievable momentum in Husker Athletics because of the arduous work and dedication of all our employees, coaches and student-athletes. We will not be going to hit pause. As I’ve talked about many events, I’ve in no way been further obsessed with the way in which ahead for the Faculty of Nebraska and the alternate options now we’ve got to work collectively in the direction of our imaginative and prescient to compete on the very best ranges in all facets. I’ve full confidence we’ll uncover a visionary chief who will assemble on Trev’s good work and maintain the Huskers on the forefront on this altering panorama for college athletics.

Throughout the meantime, my fast focus is on doing each factor I can to assist our student-athletes, coaches and employees. I intend to name an interim AD in a short time and may quickly begin the tactic for a nationwide search for our subsequent chief.”

Texas A&M hires Trev Alberts to be their subsequent athletic director.(Texas A&M Faculty)

Texas A&M President Mark A. Welsh III talked about Alberts’s sturdy enterprise acumen, differ of experience and administration expertise make him the best choice to supervise A&M Athletics, which has larger than 650 student-athletes competing inside the Southeastern Conference in 20 varsity sports activities actions.

“With Trev’s expertise, the Aggies are poised to not solely excel on the fields, tracks and courts, however as well as effectively navigate the multi-faceted intersection of sports activities actions, commerce and student-athlete empowerment,” Welsh talked about. “He has a profound understanding of the intricate enterprise of athletics and the evolving panorama of college athletics, notably inside the realm of Determine, Image and Likeness (NIL).”

Welsh added: “I can’t take into consideration a larger specific individual to steer the Aggie Athletics program into the long term.”

Merely sooner than 9 a.m., the Houston Chronicle first reported that Alberts was targeted to change into the next Athletic Director at Texas A&M Faculty. The data appeared to take all people unexpectedly.

When 10/11 reached out to the Faculty of Nebraska system for a response Wednesday morning, Melissa Lee, the Chief Communications Officer for the Faculty of Nebraska System talked about, “Trev has not educated President Kabourek that he has accepted one different various.” Chris Kabourek has been serving as Faculty of Nebraska interim president since Jan. 1 after Ted Carter left to change into president at Ohio State Faculty in Columbus.

When requested regarding the potential departure of Alberts to Texas A&M, Nebraska Governor – and former Nebraska soccer participant and NU regent – Jim Pillen talked about, “I like Trev Alberts. Trev Alberts is a pacesetter in collegiate athletics in america and from my seat, Trev deserves Nebraska and we might like him to be essential our athletic division. We have among the many most interesting athletic departments in america. Unbelievable what we do for 600 student-athletes. It’s important for all of us and from my seat we’ve got to make sure that Trev is conscious of how lots we acknowledge him and have to carry him proper right here. He’s in demand throughout the nation.”

Alberts, a Nebraska alum and former All-American Husker soccer participant, signed a model new contract in November to take care of him on the Faculty of Nebraska by the use of 2031, though the contract had liquidated hurt buyouts that Alberts should pay to the Faculty if he have been to go away for a further various. Alberts was making a base wage of $1.7 million at Nebraska with an increase to $2.1 million in 2026. In the meanwhile, 10/11 Sports activities actions Director Kevin Sjuts sat down with Alberts for a 1-on-1 interview with Alberts saying “I do like my job, I actually really feel extraordinarily honored to be on the Faculty of Nebraska.”

Texas A&M had been attempting to change Ross Bjork, who left Texas A&M to change into the Ohio State Athletic Director in January.

Alberts was launched as Nebraska’s Athletic Director in July of 2021, making a switch from the Faculty of Nebraska-Omaha. Alberts modified Bill Moos.

All through his time as Athletic Director, Alberts modified head soccer coach Scott Frost with Matt Rhule. Alberts moreover spearheaded the worthwhile ‘Volleyball Day in Nebraska’ in 2023, sooner than the Volleyball group carried out for a Nationwide Championship. He moreover was moreover serving to guide plans for a major Memorial Stadium renovation. The Nebraska males’s and ladies’s basketball teams are every preparing for NCAA match bids.

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