Philip Racicot named athletic director at Keene State

Philip RacicotPhilip Racicot ’15 BA (PSc) is the new director of athletics and recreation at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. He was formerly senior athletic director for administration at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

Racicot joins Keene State Athletics with more than 20 years of experience in athletics. He started at Duquesne as an academic coordinator in 1994 and was later promoted to assistant director of athletics for student services in 2000. Eventually, he became senior athletic director for administration in 2006 and also briefly served as interim athletic director for Duquesne in 2015.

Tanya Sturtz, Keene State associate dean of art, education, and culture, stated that Racicot’s “wealth of experience and knowledge as a leader in athletics, especially in building supportive relationships, collaboration, budgets, fundraising, and strategic planning, is why the search committee knew he would be a great fit for Keene State.”

Read more about Racicot’s new position in this Keene Sentinel news announcement.