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Ted Crane
Ted Crane

Director of the Karin L. Bone Athletics Study Center

Ted Crane was named the Director of the Karin L. Bone Athletics Study Center in August 2010, after working in the study center for five years in various positions.

As director, Crane is responsible for coordinating the daily operations of the study center, including targeting, technology, community service, career development and personal development, while supervising academic status of approximately 20 freshmen and at risk student-athletes. Crane is also in charge of implementing FLAG/GRO model with coaches to aid and maintain acceptable APR levels and regularly communicate with head coaches regarding the academic operations of their student-athletes.

Before being named the director, Crane was an assistant director and conducted recruiting presentations to potential student-athletes of all sports during their campus visits and oversaw technology in the study center, including the targeting program database, attendance computer software, Gradesfirst program, university mainframe and inventory. Crane has also served as the Coordinator of Academic Service, CHAMPS/Life Skills Coordinator and as a graduate assistant.

Crane earned a bachelor's of sport industry with a minor in business administration in 2004 from Ohio, and in 2007, he obtained his master's degree from ISU in sport administration.

Crane currently resides in Normal, Ill.