Mark Elliott, a former Vanderbilt University basketball and baseball player, has been selected director of athletics at Trevecca Nazarene University as announced by University President Dan Boone. Elliott will assume his new duties effective July 18, 2011.
Trevecca president Dr. Dan Boone commented on the promise he sees for Trevecca athletics under Elliott's guidance: "I have great hopes for the Trevecca athletic program under the leadership of Mark Elliott. He is the walking brand of Trevecca, a man of deep faith and integrity, a mentor to the next generation, a team-builder. His love for Nashville sports and Trevecca is a great combination."
Elliott is the fourteenth athletic director in Trevecca's history and replaces Brenda Patterson who served in the role from 2007-2011