Andrew Raycroft

Regional Digest: UConn's Manuel Wins AD Of Year Award

AD Award To Manuel

UConn athletic director Warde Manuel won the Under Armour AD of the year award on Tuesday, awarded by by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA). Manuel will get the award June 17 at NACDA's 50th convention in Orlando, Fla. Manuel became UConn's AD in March 2012 and the Huskies have won six NCAA championships under his watch – the most at UConn in a three-year period. Manuel led the completion of the $40 million fundraising effort for the construction of the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center, which opened in 2014. Manuel is one of four ADs being honored from the Football Bowl Subdivision along with Mitch...