Athletics Coaching Staff
Zac Selmon
Sr. Associate A.D. / Administration & Development
Coach Info:
Position: Sr. Associate A.D. / Administration & Development
Alma Mater: Wake Forest
Graduating Year: 2007

Zac Selmon returned to the OU Athletics Department as senior associate athletics director/chief of operations in July 2015.

Selmon contributes to the department's overall direction and culture through responsibilities related to management of OU's strategic planning process and implementation of specific initiatives. He also assists in the strengthening of key stakeholder relationships, serves as a sport administrator and facilitates additional projects all geared toward developing a world-class experience for Sooner student-athletes.

Selmon served the 2014-15 academic year as associate athletics director and special assistant to the athletics director at the University of North Carolina. At UNC, his duties included monitoring and tracking the athletics department's strategic plan, representing the athletics director at meetings and on committees, assisting with internal communications, serving as liaison with external groups such as the ACC, NCAA and NACDA, and administering the department's executive and senior staff meetings.

Prior to working at North Carolina, Selmon spent six years in the OU Athletics Department. He started as a graduate assistant in 2009 before holding the titles of assistant director of development, associate director of development and director of capital gifts.

A four-year dean's list member as a student at Wake Forest, Selmon graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in religion and international studies in 2007. He was a four-year starter at tight end on the Demon Deacons' football team.

In 2010, Selmon graduated from OU with a master's degree in education and an emphasis in intercollegiate athletics administration.

Selmon and his sister Shannon Selmon-Carter, who played basketball at OU, co-founded the Shine Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving those in need, with an emphasis on children's projects in West Africa. They are still heavily involved with the organization.

Selmon's father, Dewey, and uncles Lee Roy and Lucious Selmon, were defensive linemen on the OU football team in the 1970s. Dewey and Lee Roy both earned consensus All-America and Academic All-America honors in 1974 and 1975. Lucious was a consensus All-American in 1973.

Selmon and his wife, Rachel, have two children.