UH Head Football Coach Advisory Group Formed

UH Head Football Coach Advisory Group Formed

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UHM) Athletics Director David Matlin has announced an eight-person advisory group in the school's search for its next football head coach. These individuals will work closely with Matlin, who will ultimately be accountable to make a recommendation to Chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman.

The group members are:

Carl Clapp – Associate Athletics Director, UHM Athletics Department

Dan Harris-McCoy – Assistant Professor, Classics, UHM Languages & Literature of Europe and Americas; Chair of the Faculty Senate Committee on Athletics, Member of Athletics Advisory Board

Lori Ideta –Vice Chancellor for Students, UHM

Eric Okasaki – Head Athletic Trainer, UHM Athletics Department

Amanda Paterson – Director of Compliance, UHM Athletics Department

Roxie Shabazz – Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions, UHM

Mike Trapasso – Head Baseball Coach, UHM Athletics Department

Hugh Yoshida – 'Ahahui Koa Anuenue Chair & Former Athletics Director, UHM Athletics Department

UHM Athletics Department Human Resources Specialist Paula Nishimoto will help guide the hiring process.

As of Monday morning, the Athletics Department received more than 50 applications. The group has already begun the process of reviewing applications that have been received.

Hawaii Athletics Release