Former Citadel coach Robinson to serve as Lander interim AD

Sports -- Outgoing Citadel athletic director Les Robinson honored by the baseball team before the Citadel-Furman basketball game at McAlister Fieldhouse on Thursday February 28, 2008. (Wade Spees/Staff) ¬ ¬ Published Caption 3/9/08: The baseball team helps honor outgoing Citadel athletic director Les Robinson at a basketball game on Feb. 28.

— Former Citadel basketball coach and athletic director Les Robinson will serve as interim AD at Lander.

Lander president Richard Cosentino announced the move Thursday. He said Robinson will start July 18 and remain until a full-time athletic director is hired.

Robinson last served as Citadel AD from 2000 to 2008. He had taught athletic administration courses at Citadel since stepping down as AD.

Robinson was also head basketball coach at East Tennessee State before moving on to N.C. State.

Lander is an NCAA Division II school. Former AD Jeff May retired this spring.