DeSmet Native Named DWU Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations

MITCHELL, S.D. ( – After serving two years as the head men’s and women’s golf coach for Dakota Wesleyan University, Tom Hoek has been promoted to the Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, the DWU Athletic Department announced Tuesday.

Along with the move to Associate Athletic Director, Hoek will continue to serve as the Director of Golf. The De Smet, S.D., native will have responsibilities in supervision of personnel, game management and operations, budget review and ensure compliance and eligibility requirements with the NAIA and Great Plains Athletic Conference are met, along with other responsibilities.

Hoek’s experience with athletic administration dates to his time with the De Smet School District. He served as the Assistant Athletic Director for De Smet from 2015-17, while also serving as the head boys basketball coach and head boys and girls golf coach.

Other director roles Hoek filled include the De Smet Basketball Skills Academy Director, De Smet High School Acceleration Program Director, DWU Winter Golf Clinician and the Lakeview Jr. Golf Clinic Director.