Barnhart Discusses Retirement, His Dream Job and Football Upgrades

10/31/2012 08:37 PM

During an appearance in Louisville yesterday, UK athletic director Mitch Barnhart reflected on his fifteen-year run in charge of the school’s athletic program and talked about his plans for retiring, as well as where he’d like to go next.

Also, Barnhart discussed his goals for the football facility upgrades and indicated that the school is getting closer to their goal.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.


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