The University of Hawai'i Athletics Director talks about the process and just what went into moving the Hawaii/San Jose State football game from San Jose to Honolulu and the concerns with the Big West Conference being California-based ahead of the December 27th start date for basketball.
The current situation of college athletics is a hard-luck one across the country due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty of the short term future. Universities and departments are being optimistically cautious, including the University of Hawai‘i. Director of Athletics, David A.K. Matlin with the help of his executive team has been leading the department, by making decisions to push forward and working towards the goal of student-athlete and staff safety. Many are on board with the various decisions, others are not, David joins us to talk about a difficult year where he explains the situation from within the department.
The University of Hawai'i Athletics Director talks of the anticipation for the football ahead of the October 24th kickoff around the Mountain West Conference and just how much communication there has been between the conference and its schools.
UH Presser: Todd Graham, David Matlin, David Lassner
Aug. 10 - The University of Hawai'i head football coach, Athletics Director, and UH President answered questions from the media following the Mountain West Conference's announcement to cancel all sports this fall.