Jon Fagg joined the University of Arkansas in June 2008. He is a member of the department’s executive staff and assists the vice chancellor and director of athletics in the daily administration of the department.
Fagg also provides direct oversight of the department’s development efforts and NCAA compliance program as well as serving as the sport administrator for both the football and swimming and diving programs.
Fagg came to Arkansas after spending seven years at North Carolina State. Hired on March 2001, he served 4 1/2 years as an assistant athletics director for compliance before being promoted to associate athletics director for compliance during the fall of 2005.
While with the Wolfpack, Fagg’s responsibilities included coordinating all aspects of the NCAA compliance program, including rules education for intercollegiate staff and related university personnel and advisement, education and interpretations regarding NCAA rules and regulations. He also served as sport administrator for the wrestling and women’s soccer programs.
Prior to his tenure at North Carolina State, Fagg spent three years as the assistant athletics director for compliance at Fresno State. He also served one year as director of compliance for the Big South Conference.
His first athletics administrative experience came at Mars Hill College where he handled compliance duties in addition to serving as an assistant coach for the football team for three seasons. His coaching experience also includes a stint as an assistant coach at Davidson from February 1992 to June 1993 and as a graduate assistant coach at his alma mater, the University of Arizona, from January 1991 to February 1992.
Fagg and his wife Amanda have three children: Jon Madison and twins, Reed and Ellie.