The search committee will be chaired by Dr. Les Guice, Louisiana Tech's president-elect, and current executive vice president and vice president for research and development.
Guice's leadership will ensure the process involves a university-wide strategic focus and that decisions made by the committee are in the best interest of the growth and stability of the entire institution. The diversity in composition of the committee will ensure representation from across the campus.
"We are moving swiftly, but carefully in our search for a new head football coach," said Reneau. "In addition to finding someone to lead our football program forward, we also seek someone who meets the high standards that we have for those who lead our student-athletes and someone who will represent Louisiana Tech University with passion, integrity and character."
Search committee members include:
Dr. Les Guice (chair) - President-Elect, Executive Vice President, Vice President of Research & Development
Dr. James Liberatos - Chair of the Athletics Council and Faculty Representative, Dean of the College of Applied and Natural Sciences
Mr. Steve Davison - Athletics Council Member and Alumnus
Dr. Jim King - Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Terry McConathy - Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mr. Bruce Van De Velde - Athletics Director
Mr. William Dearmon - Student Government President