University of Charleston

University of Charleston

VP and Director of Athletics Dr. Bren Stevens Named President of D2 Athletics Directors Association


Charleston, WV – June 29, 2021 – UC Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Bren Stevens has been named the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) President for the 2021-2022 membership year.

“I am humbled by the opportunity to serve as President for the D2 ADA, as our Board members are some of the best leaders across all three NCAA divisions,” said Stevens. “As the landscape in college athletics continues to change, it will be vital for our membership to navigate challenges and opportunities to ensure that our student-athletes have incredible experiences while on our respective campuses. I am excited to work with individuals that possess growth mindsets, integrity, and passion for their roles as athletics administrators.”

In an email to the UC community, Stevens said “It will be a busy year for sure. . .but, it has to be easier than playing 18 sports in one semester while following COVID-19 protocols!”

Stevens is the third female in the history of the association to hold this position.

About D2 ADA: The D2 ADA is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities; enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics; and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of Division II athletics directors.

For more information about the D2 ADA, please visit The D2 ADA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 57th year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit