Van De Velde became
He also spent time as director of
Prior to that, Van De Velde served
as recruiting coordinator at the
Van De Velde holds degrees from
Van De Velde at
During Van De Velde's tenure as
Season ticket sales and fund raising for athletics have also increased significantly with more than 2,000 new donors contributing to the Academic Center, new seating, signage and permanent lighting at Jack Trice Stadium; renovation of Hilton Coliseum; and improvements to the basketball, gymnastics, and volleyball practice facilities, and the swimming, softball and soccer complexes.
Also during the last five years, Iowa State has participated in four bowl games and achieved its highest national ranking in football in school history, won Big 12 Championships in both men's and women's basketball and competed in the NCAA and NIT Tournaments.
In 2004 both the men's and women's
basketball teams reached the Final Four of the NIT Tournaments.