tcu horned frogs
JEREMIAH DONATI, J.D.
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Jeremiah Donati was appointed Dec. 11, 2017, as TCU’s
director of intercollegiate athletics. Previously the
Horned Frogs’ deputy athletics director, Donati became
just the eighth director of intercollegiate athletics in
Donati has played a major role in the Horned Frogs’
success in athletics development and facility upgrades.
The most recent project saw construction begin in
June 2018 fora$100 million Amon G. Carter Stadium
premium seating expansion. Completion will be in time
for the 2019 season.
Shortly after his arrival at TCU in 2011, Donati was
instrumental in the nal stages of fundraising for
the $164 million rebuild of Amon G. Carter Stadium.
He then led fundraising efforts for the $72 million
renovation of the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena,
Charlie and Marie Lupton Baseball Stadium at Williams-
Reilly Field upgrades, the Huffman Football Center,
refurbishing of the Schollmaier Basketball Complex,
and the replacement of theJane Justin Field and
improved lighting at Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium.
He has also overseen record levels of donor support
in Frog Club annual giving and overall athletics giving.
The three highest totals in overall athletics giving at
TCU came in the four years before he was named the
Horned Frogs’ director of intercollegiate athletics.
Momentum has simply become synonymous with the
In the 2017-18 athletics season, 11 of TCU’s 21 sports
were ranked in the national top 25 at some point.
Thirteen sports were represented in postseason play by
either teams or individuals.
TCU was Big 12 Conference champions in men’s tennis
for a third-consecutive season and reached the NCAA
Sweet 16 for a fourth straight year.The Horned Frogs
also recorded Big 12 championships in indoor and
outdoor track and eld with Scotty Newton in the
triple jump and the men’s 4x400 relay team.Men’s
basketball earned a No. 6seed inmakingits rst
NCAA Tournament appearance since 1998.Football
won 11 games, played in the Big 12 Championship
Game,captured the Valero Alamo Bowl with a 39-37
victory over Stanfordand posted a No. 9 nal ranking
for its third top-10 nish in the last four seasons.
Additionally, ri e nished third nationally, equestrian
reached the national semi nals and women’s basketball
advanced to the WNIT Semi nals.
Fall 2018 has seen a continuation of success for the
Horned Frogs. Football is in a bowl game for the 19th
time in 21 seasons, soccer earned its third-straight
NCAA Tournament appearance and recorded the rst
postseason victory in program history. Men’s basketball