Jerry Koloskie, Senior Associate Athletics Director
Jerry Koloskie, 52, is in his 11th season as UNLV's Senior Associate Athletics Director. He was named UNLV's Interim Athletics Director on Aug. 27, 2009, after serving as acting athletics director since July 20, 2009, when former UNLV Athletics Director Mike Hamrick accepted the same position at Marshall University. He was Interim AD until Dec. 17, 2009, when Jim Livengood was hired as UNLV's Athletics Director.A member of the athletics department for the past 26 years, Koloskie, as senior associate athletics director, is directly responsible for overseeing all internal functions of the athletic department and serves as the sport administrator for men's and women's basketball, track and field, cross country and baseball. In addition, Koloskie oversees the daily operations of UNLV's athletics training, strength & conditioning and athletics equipment departments and heads the senior athletics department staff.
Koloskie played baseball for two years at Marietta (Ohio) College before graduating with a bachelor's degree from West Virginia University in 1980. He earned his master's in physical education from Iowa State University in 1981. A NATA Certified Athletics Trainer since 1980, Koloskie moved to UNLV in 1982 to become co-head athletics trainer and spent nine years as head athletics trainer for the Rebel football team. In 1983 he became head athletics trainer for all intercollegiate athletics teams at UNLV.
Koloskie became the men's basketball head athletics trainer in 1982 and spent 15 years with the Runnin' Rebels as the athletics trainer for men's basketball, including the 1990 NCAA Championship season. In 1992 he was named director of athletics training and in 1996 was promoted to assistant athletics director for sports medicine and operations. Koloskie served on the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports Committee from 2004-2008 and served as the Chair of the Committee from 2006-2008.
He and his wife, Annette, have three children: sons John and Jim, and a daughter, Megan, as well as a granddaughter, Kayden