The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns have themselves a new addition to the athletics department in Duane Bailey who takes over as Deputy Director of Athletics and Chief Finacial Officer.

He's got a ton of experience from his time at Seton Hall in this exact capacity for seven years, assisting the Pirates with their financial planning, he oversaw the department of external relations, compliance, and handled risk management. That was all while working directly as a sports program administrator with the basketball and women's volleyball programs. You could also look to his time within the National Football League and the Kansas City Chiefs as a Salary Cap Analyst and Manager of Player Compensation.

Bryan Maggard who was responsible for the hiring of Bailey said, "We are extremely excited to have Duane, Gale and Ava join the Ragin' Cajuns Family, his experiences will be a great asset to our department, and we look forward to the leadership he will provide."

In addition, Bailey sounded equally excited, "I'm excited and thankful to Dr. Maggard and President Savoie for the opportunity to join a school and athletics program known across the country for its passionate fan base and vibrant culture," Bailey said. "I'm looking forward to getting to work and helping our student-athletes and coaches compete for and win championships. Most of all, Gale, Ava and myself are thrilled to be a part of the Lafayette community."

Please help us in welcoming Duane Bailey and his family to the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns family!


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