VIDEO: BGSU announces Derek van der Merwe as director of athletics
Following a national search, Bowling Green State University has announced Derek van der Merwe as its director of athletics.
Van der Merwe comes to BGSU from the University of Arizona Athletics, where he has served as the associate vice president and chief operations officer since 2018.
BGSU launched a search for the position in late August, and on Tuesday, BGSU President Rodney Rogers introduced van der Merwe as the University’s 15th director of athletics during a live announcement at the Stroh Center. (Video by J.D. Pooley/Sentinel-Tribune)