Athletics

Michael CrossDr. Michael Cross
Director of Athletics
B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Renaissance Coliseum
(309) 677-2670
mcross@bradley.edu

Dr. Michael Cross is Bradley’s Director of Athletics, serving in the role since January 2010. He is responsible for oversight of the University’s intercollegiate athletics program. He serves as a member of the NCAA’s Committee on Academic Performance with previous service on the NCAA’s Baseball and Research Committees. He arrived at Bradley after serving as Executive Associate Director of Athletics at Princeton University with responsibility for the day-to-day operations of their 38 team athletic program. Prior to Princeton, he served in a variety of roles with the Michigan Department of Athletics. A graduate of the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Masters of Education, Cross received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan’s Center for the Study of Higher Education in 1999. He and his wife Jennifer have two sons.