Director, Athletics - Greg Myford
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Greg Myford joined the UAA Seawolves in July 2018 as its Director of Athletics. With more than 30 years as a sports marketing professional and executive, Myford brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the oversight of the University’s 13 varsity sports programs, as well as Campus Recreation and Intramurals.
Myford’s career has included various roles in both collegiate athletics and professional sports. He entered college sports in 2004, when he went to work at his alma mater, Penn State University, as the Associate AD for Business Relations and Communications. Following nearly ten years at Penn State, he moved to Orlando, Florida, where he served as the Associate Regional Vice President -- South Region for IMG College. He then stepped into the role as General Manager of Seminole IMG Sports at Florida State University in Tallahassee, his most recent stop before coming to Anchorage.
On the pro sports side, Myford held executive positions over the span of 10 years for both the Detroit Pistons (NBA) and the Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL) organizations, celebrating a 2004 Stanley Cup Championship while working with the Lightning.
Myford is originally from Grove City, Pennsylvania, and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism (Honors) from Penn State in 1986. He is the proud father of two daughters – Madeline, 22, a senior Marketing Communications major at Penn State; and Miranda, 20, a junior at the University of Mississippi majoring in Journalism.