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Associate Director of Student Athletics

Kevin Colon

Kevin Colon enters his fourth year with administrative oversight of the football program.

A veteran of the Vanderbilt Athletics Department, Colon serves as Associate Director of Athletics. Colon's responsibilities also include overseeing the Commodore baseball and women's bowling programs.

In 2011 and 2013, Colon directed Vanderbilt's hosting of the NCAA baseball regionals and super regionals. He was the team's official NCAA liaison at the 2011 College World Series.

A 16-year veteran of the department, Colon administered women's track and field, men's and women's cross country, women's swimming program and baseball prior to the 2010-11 fiscal year when he was promoted to the current role.

Colon came to Vanderbilt in 1998 to organize and direct the CHAMPS/Lifeskills program on campus. As CHAMPS/Lifeskills director, Colon directed student-athletes into an expanded role in giving back to Nashville area community efforts, focusing on mentoring local inner-city elementary school students and greater involvement in Nashville-based non-profits. More than a decade later, the program continues as the primary community outreach arm of Vanderbilt Athletics.

Prior to joining Vanderbilt, Colon served two years as Assistant Director of Student Services and academic advisor at Kansas State.

Colon earned an undergraduate degree in communications at Iowa State. He later earned a master's in higher education at Toledo.

Colon and the former Terri Fortenberry were wed in December 2012. He has a son, DuBois.

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