John Ashaolu

John Ashaolu

Director of Athletics, Point Park University

John Ashaolu is entering his fourth year as director of athletics at Point Park University in 2021–22. In his role, Ashaolu oversees an athletic department dedicated to comprehensive excellence and committed to providing a great student-athlete experience. He is responsible for oversight of 18 varsity sports, coaches, staff and administrative personnel. He is also responsible for managing the departmental budget, leading fundraising and marketing efforts for an athletic program that features over 400 student-athletes. These objectives are all geared to the department’s commitment to excellence in the classroom, in competition and in the community while advancing the mission of the university. Under Ashaolu’s leadership, Point Park University launched its esports program in March of 2020 and hired Chris Gaul to coach and direct the program.