About The Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics & Campus Recreation

Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics & Campus Recreation

Scott Gines

D. Scott Gines

D. Scott Gines became vice president for intercollegiate athletics and campus recreation in January 2013. He served as vice president for institutional advancement from July 2009 through December 2012. Prior to that role, he served as athletic director at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, a post he assumed in August 2007.

Beginning his career in 1983 as an assistant baseball coach at the University of Virginia and later becoming one of the nation’s youngest Division I head coaches, Scott Gines concluded his 17-year Division I coaching career with 37 professional draft or free agent selections while revitalizing and becoming the all-time wins leader at two institutions.  In 2010 Gines celebrated his 25th consecutive year directing the Virginia Baseball Camps, Inc.  From 2000-2009 Gines served as an NAIA and NCAA II director of athletics at three universities, elevating revenues, launching capital improvements, and fostering department growth while capturing 9 conference championships and 17 post-season bids highlighted by 3 Elite Eight, 2 Final Four and 1 national championship appearance.

A 1983 distinguished graduate of the VMI, Gines holds a M.Ed. from the University of Virginia, completed all doctoral coursework in sport psychology at UVA and is a doctoral candidate in educational leadership and policy at the University of St. Thomas (MN). He is a fellow of the Higher Education Management Institute at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University and holds a certificate from the Sport Management Institute Executive Program.  A reviewer for the Journal of Sport Administration and Supervision and the Administrative Issues Journal, his publications include submissions in the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, The Coaching Clinic, A.B.C.A Quarterly Digest and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.