Shondell Reed Joins Washington Leadership
Aug. 6, 2012
SEATTLE - The University of Washington announced the hiring of Shondell Reed to the position of Senior Associate Director of Athletics Monday.
"The University of Washington has established itself as a national leader both academically and s athletically, and I am looking forward to working with this group of student-athletes, coaches and staff," Reed said. "I am grateful for this opportunity, and extremely excited to get started at Washington."
Reed comes to Washington after serving as Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Internal and External Operations at Colgate University since Oct. 2007. Reed will oversee compliance and other internal operations for the Huskies.
"We are excited to welcome Shondell to the Washington family," Scott Woodward, director of athletics, said. "His professional and educational backgrounds are outstanding, and his vast athletic management expertise will serve him well as he helps lead some critical areas of our department."
During his tenure at Colgate, Reed oversaw operations of the athletics department including compliance, athletic communications, athletic business management, strength and conditioning, and the ticket office. Additionally, Reed served as the primary sport administrator for Colgate's men's basketball, men's and women's swimming and diving, softball, and women's soccer varsity programs, and was the assistant sport administrator for football.
In addition to his many responsibilities within the Colgate athletic department, Reed also served on various university committees. He represented the athletics department on the Faculty Affairs Committee for three years and also was a member of the Executive Committee of the Diversity Council. Reed most recently served on the search committee for the Dean of Faculty/Provost.
Reed is a Los Angeles native, but no stranger to the Seattle area, having earned a law degree from Seattle University after receiving his bachelor's from Cal State Fullerton in 1995. Reed also holds a master's degree in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco.