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John-Frank Stubits '05 Named Assistant Director of Athletic Development

John-Frank Stubits '05 catches a touchdown pass against Delaware in the 2004 NCAA Playoffs
John-Frank Stubits '05 catches a touchdown pass against Delaware in the 2004 NCAA Playoffs

April 25, 2012

EASTON, Pa. - Lafayette College has named John-Frank Stubits '05 as its new Assistant Director of Athletic Development, as announced by the College this afternoon. Stubits, a former co-captain of the Lafayette football team, will return to College Hill beginning on May 1.

"John-Frank has demonstrated success in the classroom, on the field and in business," said James W. Dicker '85, Vice President of Development and College Relations. "We are very excited to welcome him to the Development team where he can continue to excel."

"John-Frank will be a key asset to the Athletics, the Major Gifts team and his colleagues throughout the campus community," added Director of Athletics Bruce McCutcheon.

In his new role, Stubits will be an integral part of the College's comprehensive strategy for the annual solicitation of prospects to benefit the Athletic Department and specific athletic teams. He will also serve as the Executive Director of the Maroon Club, the primary organization dedicated to enhancing the student-athlete experience for all of Lafayette's 23 Division I athletic programs.

Since 2007, Stubits has worked for the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation as a sales & marketing solutions specialist. In this role, he was a member of the sales team; building relationships with key individuals within his client base. Prior to 2007, Stubits managed a sales territory and a client base comprised of mid-size and large U.S. businesses for B. Braun Medical Inc.

Stubits has remained active in the Lafayette community since graduating in 2005 with a degree in Economics and Business. He is a member of the Friends of Lafayette Football Fundraising Committee and has volunteered with the Lauren's First and Goal Foundation Football Camp and at Lafayette Youth Empowerment Day. Additionally, Stubits has coached both football and basketball at the youth and scholastic levels. He currently coaches both sports at Bethlehem Catholic High School.

Stubits was a four-year letterwinner on the gridiron at Lafayette and a member of the 2004 Patriot League Championship squad. He played on both sides of the ball, suiting up for 30 games at linebacker during his first three seasons with the Leopards before appearing at tight end in all 12 contests of his senior campaign. The Lehigh Valley Alumni Association presented Stubits with its Outstanding Scholar-Athlete Award in 2004. He was also recognized by his coaches after the 2004 season with the football team's "Unsung Hero" Award.

Lafayette Athletics, as a partner in the mission of the College, provides an incredibly effective learning experience for student-athletes through competitive NCAA Division I athletics. Lafayette sponsors 23 varsity sports with more than 600 student-athletes.

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