Duluth, Minn. — The College of St. Scholastica announced the hiring of Franco Bari has its new athletic director on August 13th. Bari was introduced on Tuesday.
Bari grew up in Rochester, New York but was born in Minneapolis. He says he’s already looking forward to being apart of the Saints’ culture.
“I’ve had a chance to speak with several student athletes, and get a better understanding of their perspective, and it just seems like a really really positive environment. The student athlete experience is really important to me,” said Bari. “I’m very excited to be here. I’m very excited to build the relationship with the student athletes and the coaches and the rest of the community. And I’m grateful for the opportunity they’ve provided me. I’m really looking forward to embracing Duluth, the community, the environment, and seeing what it brings in the future.”