Rick Atkinson
Rick Atkinson

Asst. AD/Director of Facilities & Event Management


Assistant Athletics Director Rick Atkinson is in his 14th year serving as the Director of Facilities and Event Management at Michigan State.

Atkinson previously spent 13 seasons (1989-2001) as the head men's gymnastics coach where he led MSU to eight NCAA Championship appearances, including a school-best fifth-place finish in 1993.

He graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration from Iowa State in 1985 and obtained a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in August 1999.