Greg Warzecka
Position:
Director of Athletics

On August 1, 1995, Greg Warzecka became the 11th director of athletics at UC Davis. In the decade-plus since, the Aggie athletics program has enjoyed unprecedented success under his guidance.

Warzecka's penchant for progress began from his first year as director when he was charged with the task of fully engaging the campus in dicussions regarding whether or not UC Davis would offer athletics-related financial aid. One year later, the campus announced the launch of its first-ever grant-in-aid program. Warzecka has also overseen UC Davis' transition into two conferences in his short tenure. In 1998, the Aggies moved from the now-defunct Northern California Athletic Conference to the powerful California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Then in 2003, the UC Davis program announced that it would join the Big West Conference and thus reclassify from NCAA Division II to Division I status. Under Warzecka's guidance, the Aggie athletics program increased its grant-in-aid allocation nearly tenfold to approximately $5 million. During this period, he also engineered a substantial upgrade in athletics facilities, most notably the Schaal Aquatics Center (2004), the Marya Welch Tennis Center (2005) and the multi-use Aggie Stadium (2007).

During Warzecka's tenure, UC Davis captured six NACDA Division II Directors' Cups as the most outstanding overall program in the country. For his part, NACDA selected Warzecka as its A.D. of the year for the D-II West Region in 2001-02.

Furthermore, the editors of Sports Illustrated magazine lauded the Aggie program on three different occasions. In 1999 and 2000, Sports Illustrated For Women named UC Davis as the top Division II school for women athletics. One year later, SI selected UC Davis as its top D-II school for the 2001-02 year.

Before turning to administration, Warzecka had been a successful baseball coach, first as an assistant at his alma mater, UC Berkeley. He then served as head coach at San Francisco State, then at the University of Chicago, where he also served his first post as men's athletics director. Warzecka returned to California in 1989 to become the A.D. at the University of Redlands, where he remained until he joined the Aggie athletics staff.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in physical education from Cal in 1975 and his Master of Science with an emphasis in athletic administration from Cal State Hayward in 1983.

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