Utah Valley Utilizes Collegiate Consulting for Athletic Director Search


OREM, Utah Utah Valley University utilized Collegiate Consulting for its recent search its director of athletics. The search culminated in the hiring of Vince Otoupal, Utah Valley announced on Saturday. Otoupal, currently the athletic director at California State University Monterey Bay, will succeed Michael Jacobsen next month as the Wolverines transition to the Western Athletic Conference.
Collegiate Consulting worked closely with the UVU administration and search committee to create a diverse pool of applicants and provided support throughout the selection process. Additionally, the firm helped with development and distribution of the job description as well as candidate review.

“The expertise of Collegiate Consulting was truly a valuable resource throughout this entire process,” stated Cameron Martin, Vice President for University Relations at Utah Valley University. “We could not be happier with the quality of the candidate pool Collegiate Consulting helped to develop, and are very excited to have Mr. Otoupal join the Wolverine family.”

“We are extremely grateful for the opportunity that Utah Valley provided,” remarked Collegiate Consulting Managing Director Russell Wright. “Mr. Otoupal will make a terrific addition to Utah Valley, and we are confident that he is the right person to lead the Wolverines into the WAC era.”

About Collegiate Consulting: Collegiate Consulting is a comprehensive solutions-based consulting company focused exclusively on the collegiate marketplace.  Featuring a team of experienced and proven individuals, Collegiate Consulting enables athletic departments and conferences to increase revenue, create efficiencies and maximize operations to succeed and prosper in a diverse climate. Collegiate Consulting was founded as a partnership with Strategic Marketing Affiliate in 2005, since its inception, Collegiate Consulting has worked with over 300 institutions.