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Bill Mannino

Bill Mannino

Acting Athletic Director

Changes At The Top Of Hollins Athletics

Roanoke, VA - Hollins University Announces Changes Within Athletic Department, July 7, 2014


Late last week, Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Trish Hammer announced that Director of Athletics David Zinn had stepped down from his position.  Zinn had been in the leadership role for the past three years as well as serving as the Chair of the Physical Education Department.

In a release by the office of the VPAA, “David Zinn has resigned as Athletic Director to pursue other professional opportunities.”  Dr. Hammer concluded, “We thank David for his service and wish him the best of luck.”

Current Golf coach and instructor in the Physical Education Department Bill Mannino will be assuming the role of Acting Athletic Director and Chair of the Physical Education Department. 

“It is an honor to be stepping in to serve Hollins as the Acting Director of Athletics.”  Mannino, who will be entering his eighth year at Hollins, further added, “It is my goal to continue moving our programs forward and to give our student-athletes the best possible experience.”

Mannino will assume the leadership positions immediately.