Tim Hall has been the Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation since 2013 at UMBC. Hall joined the UMBC community after serving as Director of Athletics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) since February, 2007.
In his first year, the Retrievers placed third in the America East Conference Commissioner’s Cup race. UMBC’s three championships, recorded in men’s soccer, women’s soccer and men’s cross country, fell one shy of its best showing in championships won in a single year. In 2013-14, UMBC posted four runner-up finishes, placing second in the sports of volleyball, women’s swimming and diving, men’s lacrosse and men’s outdoor track and field.
Hall has been elected as the chairman of the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics. He has served on the 15-member, multi-divisional committee since 2011 and had previously chaired the CWA/MOIC (Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee) Disability Subcommittee from 2012-14. Moreover, Hall is also in a three-year term on the NACDA Division I-AAA Executive Committee and is the Second Vice President. He also serves on the NCAA volleyball rules committee.
Since Hall accepted the UMKC post in 2007, the Kangaroos have seen competitive improvement every year. UMKC has won conference championships in men’s soccer, men’s golf, men’s tennis and softball. In the spring of 2013, he led UMKC athletics into a new era, announcing that it was joining the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). In 2011-12, UMKC Athletics finished fifth place in the Summit League Commissioner’s Cup standings, the highest finish for the Kangaroos. UMKC also took third in the Dr. Helen Smiley Women’s All-Sports standings, the highest finish since winning in 1998-99. In 2008, UMKC received a 5-million pledge from the Stanley H. Durwood Foundation, the largest gift in Athletics’ and the fifth-largest gift in University history.
Hall came to Kansas City after serving as the Associate Athletics Director for Development at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, from 2003-07. While at KSU, he was a member of the athletics senior administrative staff, working in all phases of departmental management including game and personnel contracts, scheduling, budget, policy and strategic planning.
Previously, Hall worked at Eastern Kentucky University from 2000-03. He began work as the collegiate Director for Development in 2000 before being promoted to the Director of Major Gifts and Special Projects in 2001. In this capacity, he raised over $4.6 million for the university, including $1.3 million for athletics. Hall also served as the Assistant Director of Development at Saint Xavier University in Chicago. Before moving to Chicago, Hall worked at Youngstown State University as an Assistant Director of Athletic Development from 1997-99.
Hall earned his bachelor’s degree in sports administration from the University of Toledo in 1994. He then received his master’s degree in sports administration from Kent State University in 1998.