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Bobcats interview Utah's Kyle Brennan for AD job

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Montana State is interviewing University of Utah Deputy Athletics Director Kyle Brennan on campus today for the Bobcats' AD job.

Brennan is the second of five finalists this week to interview in Bozeman. Meet-and-greet sessions for each candidate are open to the public from 5-6 p.m. each evening at the Bobcat Stadium Club.

According to his bio at Utah, Brennan serves as the supervising administrator for seven departments, is the administrative liaison/supervisor for several sports, manages new facility projects and oversees the athletic department's partnership with Under Armour. He also represents Utah at various Pac-12 and NCAA meetings.

Under Brennan's supervision are external relations/development, compliance, facility operations, event management, equipment, human resources, and football strength and conditioning. He is the sport liaison for the football and men's basketball teams, and is the sport supervisor for the men's and women's swimming and diving, and. He previously held the same role with the women's basketball, men's golf and men's and women's tennis teams.

As the chief administrator over new facility projects, Brennan chaired the department's five-year strategic planning committee and played a key supervisory role in the construction of the Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center (opened in August of 2013), as well as the Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Basketball Facility and the outdoor tennis courts.

The Washington native was hired in 2008 as Utah's assistant athletics director for compliance and was named associate A.D. for compliance in 2009. In 2011, he was promoted to special assistant to the athletics director, and in 2012, he was named senior associate A.D. for administration. He was named the school's first deputy athletics director in December of 2014.

Before joining the Utah athletics staff, Brennan was the director of compliance at TCU (2005-06) and Ball State (2006-08). He was an estate planning attorney in Denver before entering the field of athletics compliance as a graduate assistant at Northern Illinois in 2004-05.

Brennan graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science from Calvin College and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver in 2001.

He and his wife Beth, the academic coordinator for Utah's football team, have three sons: Patrick, Mac and Murphy.

Montana State has said it will announce the remaining three finalists for its AD job the morning of each interview Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Over 60 candidates have applied for the position, according to the school.

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