Johnson & Wales University is proud to announce that Mike Gallegos has been promoted to associate director of athletics at the Denver Campus.
A native of Monte Vista, Colorado, Gallegos served as the Wildcats' assistant director of athletics for 11 years. He graduated from JWU in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Sports, Entertainment and Event Management. He also earned his Master of Arts in Sports Management and Intercollegiate Athletics Administration from California University of Pennsylvania in 2013.
He helped organize and host two Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) cross country and soccer conference championships and worked with three JWU men's basketball teams that captured A.I.I. titles and qualified for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) championship tournaments.
Gallegos is also a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), and served as a sports information director during the JWU Denver Campus tenure as a member of the NAIA.