Mizzou Set to Hire Laird Veatch as New Athletic Director

After nine weeks of searching the University of Missouri is finalizing a deal to hire Laird Veatch as its new athletic director. Veatch has been serving as the Memphis Athletic Director since October of 2019. He was previously an executive associate AD at Florida from 2017 to 2019. Mizzou’s deal with Veatch is reported to be for five years. He takes over for Desiree Reed-Francois who left Mizzou to become the Arizona Athletic Director in February.