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90 - James W. Liebertz
James W. Liebertz
Title: HOF Class of '90

Capt. James Liebertz began his Kings Point career as head track coach in 1945.  Two months later, he became assistant Athletic Director when Bill Reinhart was named Athletic Director.  On January 1, 1950 Capt. Liebertz was named Director of Athletics, a position he held until July of 1972.

As the KP Athletics Director, Liebertz was responsible for increasing the varsity athletic program from five sports to 16 varsity teams.  He fought for and saw implemented the split sea year program and also began the varsity awards dinner.  As a track coach, Liebertz team’s dominated the Collegiate Track Conference Championships and won seven straight mile relays at Penn relays.