Brandon Martin is the new athletic director at UMKC. His resume and references are remarkable, and his lessons learned are, too. He appears to be a promising fit for a job with numerous challenges as he starts over himself.
Brandon Martin, formerly of California State University Northridge, will become the new athletic director at UMKC, the school will announce on Wednesday. Martin also worked at Oklahoma and played basketball at USC.
UMKC will play its Western Atheltic Conference games in Swinney Recreation Center on campus this season. The Kanagroos have hopped back and forth between Swinney and Municipal Auditorium over the past few years
UMKC men’s basketball will over courtside seating, hors d’oeuvres and bar service, and valet parking at its on-campus games at Swinney Recreation Center this season. It’s high-end service at a low-major program.
UMKC has made a change in its athletic director position, reassigning Carla Wilson. Now the Kangaroos are assessing their athletic future and looking to increase fund-raising, and have enlisted ex-Missouri AD Mike Alden to help.
The UMKC Kangaroos men's basketball signed its second player of the spring, 6-4 guard Rob Whitfield, originally from Raleigh, N.C. He transfers to Kansas City from Hutchinson Community College, where he averaged eight points last season.
UMBC pulled off the miracle, a 20-point victory over NCAA Tournament top seed Virginia, and became the first No. 16 seed to defeat a No. 1 seed. UMBC AD Tim Hall had same dream for UMKC when he worked there.