Tuesday, October 4 2022

5-4-22, Nina King, Athletics Director, Duke

Our guest speaker for this meeting will be Nina King, Duke’s Vice-President, Director of Athletics, and Adjunct Professor of Business Administration. In her former role within the Duke Athletics leadership group, King facilitated daily operation and oversight of the department, had oversight responsibilities for the Human Resource operation, Recreation and Physical Education program, and all legal matters, including the development and execution of department contracts while serving as the liaison to the University Legal Counsel Office. She led the senior staff/sport administrator group that is responsible for administration of Duke’s 27 varsity sports. In addition, she assisted with oversight and planning for special projects within the department, coordinated strategic planning initiatives and is the primary contact between Duke Athletics and the university administration, including the Board of Trustees, President’s office, and senior administration. She also handled the primary administrative duties for Duke’s women’s basketball and football programs.

This year, King served as the Chair of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee for the second consecutive year. The 10-person group’s charge, among many duties, is the selection, seeding, and bracketing for the annual NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship.

King is a member of Women Leaders in College Sports, Sports Lawyers Association, University of Notre Dame National Monogram Club and the Florida Bar Association. Additionally, King serves on the Arizona State University College of Law Sports Law and Business Program Advisory Board as well as the Durham Academy Board of Trustees.

King and her husband, Rick, reside in Durham and are the parents of Connor Stephan and Austin Casey.


Mark Your Calendar

5/18/22 – Special Guest Speaker to be announced
6/1/22 – Scholar-Athlete Awards Night Banquet

Durham Sports Club