Meakem-Smith Director, Athletics and Physical Education
Areas of Oversight: Intercollegiate Athletics; Physical Education & Recreation Services; Intramurals
Andy Noel begins his 17th year as the Meakem*Smith Director of Athletics and Physical Education. Athletics and Physical Education encompasses Intercollegiate Athletics, Cornell Outdoor Education, Fitness Centers, Intramural Sports, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports Medicine, Student Athlete Services, and the Wellness Program for faculty and staff.
Big Red teams have parlayed Noel’s accomplishments into success on and off the playing field, winning 90 Ivy League team and 27 team and individual national titles during his tenure. Noel has successfully upgraded department facilities and helped secure the financial future of the department.