Van Acker To Lead Athletics at Alexandria Tech

Tony Van Acker has been named Athletic Director at Alexandria Technical & Community College
Tony Van Acker has been named Athletic Director at Alexandria Technical & Community College

Winona, MN-

Tony Van Acker has been tabbed to lead the inaugural athletic department at Alexandria Technical & Community College, as announced recently. 

Alexandria Tech has applied for membership in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and competed in the sport of Clay Target in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference this past fall. 

ATCC won the Red Division in theMCAC Clay Target Fall Championships and will be looking to compete in the NJCAA-sponsored sports of men's and women's golf, as well as eSports, in 2020-21. The College is also exploring club sport offerings in a range of activites for future students. 

Van Acker serves as an instructor for Alexandria Tech for courses within the Exercise Science program.  He has earned his M.S. in Sport Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse as well as a B.S. in Exercise Science, also from UW-L. 

To read more about the new athletics initaives at Alexandria Technical & Community College, please click this link. 

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference Clay Target League, conducted with support from USA Clay Target, is available by clicking here

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, as well as select member colleges in North Dakota and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

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