SEC Announces Council on Racial Equity and Social Justice

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference on Thursday announced the creation of the SEC Council on Racial Equity and Social Justice, a league-wide body consisting of a diverse group of student-athletes, administrators, coaches and SEC staff.

University Administrators

  • University of Alabama – Dr. James King, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Culverhouse College of Business & Faculty Athletics Representative
  • University of Arkansas – Derita Ratcliffe, Deputy Director of Athletics & Senior Woman Administrator
  • Auburn University – Allen Greene, Director of Athletics
  • University of Florida – Dr. Chris Hass, Associate Provost for Academic & Faculty Affairs
  • University of Georgia – Darrice Griffin, Deputy Director of Athletics
  • University of Kentucky – Melissa Gleason, Executive Associate Director of Athletics & Chief Financial Officer
  • Louisiana State University – Dr. Dereck Rovaris, Vice Provost for Diversity & Chief Diversity Officer
  • University of Mississippi – Dr. Charlotte Fant Pegues, Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
  • Mississippi State University – Dr. Angel Brutus, Assistant Director of Athletics in Counseling and Sport Psychology Services
  • University of Missouri – Kamrhan Farwell, Vice Chancellor for Communications & Marketing
  • University of South Carolina – Julian Williams, Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • University of Tennessee – Tyvi Small, Vice Chancellor for Diversity & Engagement
  • Texas A&M University – Michael Thompson, Deputy Director of Athletics
  • Vanderbilt University – Dr. Candice Storey Lee, Director of Athletics

Head Coaches

  • Baseball – Tim Corbin, Vanderbilt University
  • Men’s Basketball – Cuonzo Martin, University of Missouri
  • Women’s Basketball – Dawn Staley, University of South Carolina 
  • Equestrian – Meghan Boenig, University of Georgia
  • Football – Derek Mason, Vanderbilt University 
  • Men’s Golf – Nick Clinard, Auburn University
  • Women’s Golf – Ginger Brown-Lemm, Mississippi State University
  • Gymnastics – Tim Garrison, University of Kentucky
  • Soccer – G. Guerrieri, Texas A&M University
  • Softball – Pat Murphy, University of Alabama
  • Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving
    • Neil Harper, University of Arkansas
    • Anthony Nesty, University of Florida
  • Men’s Tennis – Bryan Shelton, University of Florida
  • Women’s Tennis – Allison Ojeda, University of Tennessee
  • Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country
    • Lonnie Greene, University of Kentucky 
    • Connie Price-Smith, Ole Miss
  • Volleyball – Fran Flory, LSU

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