Dr. Donnie Horner
Email: Tel: (904) 256-7400
Jacksonville University announced that Dr. Donnie Horner has been appointed to serve as Chief Athletics Officer effective June 2, 2014.

“Dr. Horner is a proven leader of the highest character,” said JU President Tim Cost. “Student-athletes help form the backbone of our student community, and we take their success seriously, both on and off the field.”

A native of Bressler, Pa., Horner graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science, and played quarterback for the Army football team under Head Coach Homer Smith. He later served as the Officer Representative of Academics & Operations for Army Football. He received an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. A Distinguished Professor of Leadership Education in the Department of Leadership, Ethics and Law at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., Horner served as the Faculty Representative to the Naval Academy Athletic Association. He currently serves as Chief Government & Community Affairs Officer and Professor of Management in the Davis College of Business at JU.

“Our highest priority is well-rounded student-athletes. We are proud of what we produce at JU: well-educated leaders of character who make good citizens,” said Horner. “I look forward to working with our coaching staff and student-athletes as we move forward.”

Staff Directory
Dr. Donnie Horner Director of Athletics
Marsha Haskew Senior Women's Administrator
David Farraday Senior Associate A.D./Internal Operations
April Taylor Senior Associate Athletics Director/Compliance
Andy Carter Director of Sports Medicine
Todd Vatter Director of Media Relations