Associate athletics director leaving UH in March 2016

John McNamara (third from left) with Rainbow Warriors Football Head Coach Norm Chow // 'Ahahui Koa Ānuenue

The University of Hawaii reports Tuesday that John McNamara, who has served as Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs at the Athletics Department since 2004, will leave UH effective March 3, 2016.

During the next few months, McNamara’s role within the department will be to continue as an Associate Athletics Director and assist with transitional issues.

“After 10-plus years at UH and 31 years in athletics administration overall, I now look forward to pursuing new career challenges and opportunities,” McNamara said.

UH Athletics Director Dave Matlin said of McNamara that “I appreciate his many contributions and his willingness to assist us as we make some changes in order to position the department for the challenging new landscape in college athletics.”

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