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UCSD names new athletic performance director

Rudy Thomas, a former assistant strength and conditioning coach at Marquette University, has been named UCSD's new director of athletic performance, Director of Athletics Earl W. Edwards announced Tuesday.

"We are extremely pleased with the addition of Rudy Thomas as our director of athletic performance," Edwards said. "His experience working with elite student-athletes in the Big East, Big 10, and Pac 10 will certainly help us to improve the performance of our athletes here at UCSD. Rudy's proven managerial skills will also be a major asset in helping us to continue with our overall success as an athletic program."

After working with the basketball,...