Two longtime members of The University of Southern Mississippi's recreational
sports administrative staff have assumed new duties at the university's
a current staff member and a former director of Southern Miss Recreational
Sports were recently honored for their contributions to collegiate
Sr. is the new director of Southern Miss Recreational Sports, and
Sid Gonsoulin will assume new duties as associate vice president
of student affairs and executive director of recreational sports
at Southern Miss.
served as associate director of aquatics and risk management at
the Payne Center. Gonsoulin was director of recreational sports
before taking his new post with student affairs.
forward to the opportunity we have in making a difference in the
lives of the students, staff, friends, alumni, and faculty who take
part in the varied programs and services we offer here at Southern
Miss," Giles said.
be responsible for the day-to-day operation of every facet of the
recreational sports programs, services, and facilities in his new
vice president, Gonsoulin will oversee operations of the university's
food services, health services, recreational sports, residence life,
and student union. His primary responsibility in recreational sports
will be to provide oversight of budgets and facility projects.
a veteran staff, dedicated and loyal to the core, there is no doubt
through Mike's leadership, Southern Miss Recreational Sports will
continue to make great contributions in advancing the mission of
the university," Gonsoulin said.
On Dec. 27
in New Orleans, Steve Rey was inducted into the National Flag Football
Championships Hall of Fame, and former Southern Miss Recreational
Sports Director Lou Marciani was also inducted into the same class
of inductees. Rey, Southern Miss associate director of recreational
sports, was cited for 25 years of leadership as coordinator of officials
for the championships, while Marciani was cited as a founding member
of the championships.