VP for Athletics Accepts New Role at Paul Quinn College
Submitted on July 21, 2023
Georgetown College announces Vice President for Athletics Brian Evans after 18 years of dedicated service has accepted the position of Vice President for Athletics at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas. The current Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance Kimberly H. Chandler, a 2010 alumna, will serve as Interim Athletics Director for Georgetown College.
"Brian Evans is leaving an extraordinary legacy of success at Georgetown College, ensuring that our athletes succeed both on the playing field and in the classroom. He has led the athletic program with creativity, dedication, and love for our students and coaches. We are so grateful for everything he has brought to the College, and we know he will continue to do great things as he embarks on this new mission,” said Georgetown College President Rosemary A. Allen
Evans started his career at Georgetown in 2005 as Director of Development before moving into the role of Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion where he served until leading the Georgetown College Athletics Program in 2012. Evans was the first and continued to be the only African American serving in the role of Vice President for Athletics outside of an HBCU institution in Kentucky. Under Evans' leadership, Georgetown Athletics produced over a thousand Academic All-Conference Athletes, hundreds of NAIA Academic All-Americans, and 50 All-American Athletes with two National Players of the Year in Men's Basketball and three NAIA Hall of Fame inductees. Georgetown Athletics grew to 21 varsity teams winning 17 conference titles and two national championship titles in Men's Basketball.
"We are incredibly excited to have Brian Evans join the Quinn Nation as our Vice President and Director of Athletics the work he has done at Georgetown College has been outstanding and it is clear what they have built there is something that all of us should aspire to. We look forward to many years of working together and we're excited," said Paul Quinn President Michael Sorrell.
“This is such a bittersweet moment for me as I make this transition into my new role at Paul Quinn as I cannot help but think about all of the great memories and relationships that I have built during my tenure. Georgetown has played such an integral role in my development as a professional. The staff and coaches here at Georgetown are second to none and I will miss them each dearly. At the same time, I am excited to get to work with more amazing people at Paul Quinn in particular President Sorrell aka Prez. He is such an innovative and progressive leader that I will get to work with and learn from in this next chapter. I want to thank all of the faculty, staff, and incredible student-athletes at Georgetown for an amazing 18 years. In closing, a special thank you Dr. Allen and our board for all of your support through this process. TIGER PRIDE!!!” said Brian Evans.
The entire Tiger Nation wishes Brian Evans the very best of luck at Paul Quinn College and we thank him for 18 years of devotion to Georgetown College family. Once a Tiger, Always a Tiger!