#TBT: UK hires Mitch Barnhart as its new Athletics Director

07/16/2015 04:54 PM

MEMORY LANE — On this day in 2002, the University of Kentucky hired Mitch Barnhart to be its new athletics director.

Fast forward thirteen years, and Barnhart has transformed Wildcats athletics into much more than just a perennial basketball powerhouse.

Rewind with us back to October 2013 when KSTV went one-on-one with the UK AD to discuss his first years at UK, facility upgrades, program expectations, and the legacy he hopes to leave behind when his time in Lexington is over.

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