Ken Winstead was promoted to Senior Associate Athletics Director for Development by Ohio Athletics Director Jim Schaus on Feb. 25, 2019.
Winstead, who received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Ohio in 1980 and ‘81, respectively, had previously served as Assistant Athletic Director for Development at his alma mater since July of 2018.
Prior to his return to Athens last year, Winstead spent over 30 years serving in development roles at Georgia Southern, Oregon, Houston, Washington, Colorado State, Louisiana-Lafayette and Seattle as well as with USA Wrestling.
In Winstead’s new role he will also serve as the department's liaison with University Advancement and The Ohio University Foundation.
Winstead has set an aggressive goal for the calendar year of 2019 to increase Ohio Bobcat Club gift totals by 30 percent, achieving this goal through an increased number of annual gifts by Ohio University alumni and friends as well as former student-athletes.
Winstead has two children, Alex and Sydney.