Henry "Hank" Small is in his 12th full year as CSU’s athletic director. Small took over the position of head of CSU athletics following the tenure of interim athletic director Rick Brewer, who served as both athletics director and the dean of students.
Small came to CSU in the summer of 2001 following a four-year stint as assistant football coach at Wake Forest University. Small has over 30 years of experience in NCAA Division I athletics, including stints at Rutgers, Florida State, Lehigh, Princeton, and Brown. Small also spent one year in the personnel office of the New England Patriots.
As the offensive coordinator at Wake Forest, Small guided the Demon Deacons offense to record-setting heights as a number of school records fell during his tenure.
In his most recent head coaching experience, Small was able to guide Lehigh to a 47-40-1 record and led them to become one of the most productive offenses in the nation.
Small is a 1969 graduate of Gettysburg College and has a master of science degree from Rutgers University. Small and his wife, Pamela, currently reside in Goose Creek. Daughter Lacy and Middle Son Jonathan both graduated from CSU.