Of course, Rockne Freitas would continue to do a good job if he remained as UH’s athletic director.
And Keith Amemiya would be a good choice, too. He’s sharp, has ties everywhere, knows how to make money and, more importantly, knows the right way to spend money.
But if either decides not to pursue the job, there’s somebody UH should pursue: head coach Norm Chow.
Chow is smart (he has a doctorate), with connections locally and nationally in sports and business, and has proven he can work with others in matters involving athletics, academics and budgets. Most of all, he is an out-of-the-box thinker in a department that needs fresh ideas. Even better, he could work both jobs at the same salary he is currently earning, thus saving UH the amount it would pay another person to become AD.
Not sure if Chow would be interested in the job. But if UH is looking for candidates, it could save a lot of time and money by beginning the search on campus.
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Defensive back Jack Damuni left training camp yesterday afternoon.
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Avis has selected Will-I-Am as winner of the Murphy’s Pigskin Pigout ticket.
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