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Alex Ricker-Gilbert

Alex Ricker-Gilbert is a renowned figure in higher education athletics, currently helming the position of Senior Vice President and Director of Athletics at Jacksonville University. Hailing from Tolland, Connecticut, he moved to Virginia before settling with his wife in Duval County in 2014. Ricker-Gilbert has accumulated a decade of experience in sports management and is admired for his dedication to helping students reach their full potential on the court or in the classroom. Jacksonville University is a private liberal arts institution founded in 1934 that inhabits a stunning 240-acre riverfront campus. It offers over 100 majors, minors and student programs, and its athletic teams are known as "the Dolphins." These revered athletes compete in NCAA leagues such as ASUN and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). The university's commitment to excellence has been rewarded, with Ricker-Gilbert being chosen as Athletics Director of the Year by the National Association of Collegiate Athletics (NACDA).