Dennis Toney has joined the West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences as the director of development.
Toney joins WVU from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where he served as director of athletic development.
Toney earned a bachelor's degree from Bridgewater College in Virginia and master's degrees from the University of Virginia and Ohio University. His professional career experience includes higher education and leading efforts at the Southern Virginia Recreation Facilities Authority in Martinsville, Va.
While at University of Alabama, Toney generated support for various scholarships and programs and provided leadership in the funding for the reinstatement of hockey as a NCAA Division I sport. As director of athletics at the University of Montevallo, Toney oversaw various accomplishments, including a major upgrade to the baseball and soccer facilities. At the University of South Carolina, Toney provided guidance to the Gamecock Club for increased funding and ticket sales.