AU Hires Two New Staff Members

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn has beefed up its NCAA rules compliance staff by adding two new members to the staff. Currently, senior associate athletic director Mark Richard has been handling the duties by himself.

Athletic Director Jay Jacobs announced on Tuesday that Bernard Hill and Rich McGlynn have been hired as associate athletic directors for compliance.

"We're very excited about the addition of Bernard and Rich to our staff," Jacobs said. "Each brings a skill set that will be invaluable to our compliance efforts. We take compliance of NCAA and SEC rules very seriously and both individuals have a wealth of experience that will help Auburn regulate and follow those rules."

Bernard Hill

Hill returns to Auburn after serving as associate athletic director for compliance at Stetson University where he has worked since 2001. McGlynn comes to Auburn from the NCAA, where he has been employed since 2001, too.

Hill received a bachelor of science in health and exercise promotions in 1997 and a master of education in administration of higher education in 2000. He was a compliance assistant and event management intern at Auburn from 1997-2001. Hill was a member of the Auburn football team and also coached high school football at Handley High School in Roanoke, which is his hometown.

Rich McGlynn

McGlynn worked as the associate director of membership services at the NCAA. He has also worked there as assistant director of membership services and a student-athlete reinstatement representative within the enforcement services division of the NCAA. In 2000-2001, he was commissioner of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference and a legal specialist for the New Jersey General Assembly Majority Office.

A native of Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., he worked for the governor of New Jersey's office of counsel in 1999-2000. He has a bachelor of science in business administration from Florida Southern (1993). He erned a law degree from Seton Hall in 1999 and worked for the governor of New Jersey in 1999-2000.

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