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Tim Bald

Director of Athletics

Tim Bald is in his 17th year as the St. Norbert athletics director in 2020-21. St. Norbert College’s athletics department has captured 72 conference championships and secured 57 NCAA Tournament appearances with five NCAA Division III national championships during his tenure in De Pere.

St. Norbert matched a school record with seven Midwest Conference championship in 2016-17. The Green Knights also reached an unprecedented eight NCAA Division III Tournaments and finished 54th in the NCAA Division III Directors’ Cup standings – matching their third-highest finish in school history. It was the seventh time in nine years St. Norbert had the best Directors' Cup finish among Midwest Conference schools.

The Green Knights won the Midwest Conference Ralph Shively Men’s All-Sports Award in 2015-16 and finished second by one point on the women’s side. St. Norbert captured six Midwest Conference titles and one Northern Collegiate Hockey Association championship as the Green Knights placed 70th in the NCAA Division III Directors’ Cup standings – their ninth top 100 finish in 10 years.

St. Norbert enjoyed a banner 2013-14 school year, capturing both Midwest Conference men’s and women’s all-sports trophies as all of the 20 Green Knight teams placed fourth place or higher in conference action – with 18 of the 20 finishing in the top three. St. Norbert followed in 2014-15 with seven Midwest Conference championships, the school’s most since the 1987-88 school year.

Under Bald’s supervision, St. Norbert’s athletics program has enjoyed success throughout all sports. The Green Knights have never had a total conference winning percentage below 70 percent during a school year, and their overall winning percentage has never been below 60 percent in a year. St. Norbert won a whopping 202 games during the 2009-10 school year – including a conference winning percentage just shy of 86 percent. St. Norbert has also captured seven Midwest Conference women’s all-sports trophies in his first 13 years as well as three men’s MWC all-sports titles.

Bald, previously assistant athletics director for compliance at the University of Wisconsin, began his duties at St. Norbert College in July 2004. During his six-year stay in Madison, Bald went from being the only compliance officer in the athletics department to supervising a staff of three.

Bald was selected in May 2004 following a three-month national search. His experience also includes eight years as football program coordinator at Iowa State University and then nearly four years as the Cyclones’ compliance coordinator.

A 1980 graduate of Loras College (Iowa) with a bachelor’s degree in business administration/marketing, Bald earned a master’s degree in sports management from Western Illinois University in 1985.
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