By Nicole Auerbach, Chris Vannini and Scott Dochterman
The University of Washington hired veteran college administrator Troy Dannen as its athletic director. The school announced the news on Saturday, about a month-and-a-half after Jen Cohen left the position to take the same post at USC. Here’s what you need to know:
Dannen has spent the past eight years as the athletic director at Tulane, overseeing a historic run for the football team that included a Cotton Bowl win over USC last postseason. Prior to Tulane, he spent seven years as the AD at Northern Iowa.
He will begin his duties in…