Jim Bartko is confirmed dead at the age of 54.
Jim was best known as a American college athletics administrator (Fresno State).
RT @rgduckfootball: “He was gracious, he was fun, he was intensely loyal to @uoregon." Longtime associate AD Jim Bartko died today at t…
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Deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jim Bartko. I greatly liked and respected him. So tragic. Praying for his…
RT @johncanzanobft: Longtime University of Oregon athletic administrator Jim Bartko dies at 54
Longtime University of Oregon athletic administrator Jim Bartko dies at 54
RT @rgduckfootball: “He was gracious, he was fun, he was intensely loyal to @uoregon." Longtime associate AD Jim Bartko died today at t…
RT @CBS47: Jim Bartko reportedly collapsed during a workout on Monday, according to The Oregonian.
RT @UKcoachbrooks: Just learned we have lost Jim Bartko and this is such a tragic loss. One of the really great people in the professi…
RT @rgduckfootball: “He was gracious, he was fun, he was intensely loyal to @uoregon." Longtime associate AD Jim Bartko died today at t…
RT @johncanzanobft: Longtime University of Oregon athletic administrator Jim Bartko dies at 54
RT @AaronJFentress: This is awful news about UO’s Jim Bartko. Great guy. Just saw him at the final UO men’s basketball game. Said hel…
Jim Bartko reportedly collapsed during a workout on Monday, according to The Oregonian. 1239734330487783424,2020-03-17 02:04:32 +0000,KSEE24,Jim Bartko was Fresno State’s Director of Athletics from 2015-2017.
RT @rgduckfootball: “He was gracious, he was fun, he was intensely loyal to @uoregon." Longtime associate AD Jim Bartko died today at t…
Damn. What a good guy. And courageous to tell his story.
RT @johncanzanobft: Longtime University of Oregon athletic administrator Jim Bartko dies at 54
I am heartbroken by the loss of Jim. My heart goes out to his family. He was a caring man with a kind heart.
My condolences to @bob_welch23, @RonBWriter and everyone else stunned and in pain over this shocking news. It was a…
RT @johncanzanobft: Longtime University of Oregon athletic administrator Jim Bartko dies at 54
RT @rgduckfootball: “He was gracious, he was fun, he was intensely loyal to @uoregon." Longtime associate AD Jim Bartko died today at t…
Jim Bartko
Biographical details
Born (1965-05-13) May 13, 1965 (age 54)
Stockton, California
Alma materWashington State University
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1994–2003Oregon (asst. AD)
2003–2006Oregon (assoc. AD)
2006–2007California (assoc. AD)
2007–2014Oregon (assoc. AD)
2015–2017Fresno State
James Andrew Bartko (born May 13, 1965) is an American college athletics administrator who was most recently athletic director at California State University, Fresno (Fresno State).
Career
Bartko began his career in 1989 as regional director and fundraiser for the Duck Athletic Fund at the University of Oregon. From 1994 to 1998, Bartko was assistant athletic director at Oregon for the Duck Athletic Fund then was assistant athletic director for community and corporate relations at Oregon from 1998 to 2003. Then, from 2003 to 2006, Bartko was associate athletic director for donor relations at Oregon.
From 2006 to 2007, Bartko was senior associate athletic director for development at California. Bartko returned to Oregon in 2008 as senior associate athletic director. Fresno State hired Bartko as athletic director on November 21, 2014, and Bartko took office on January 1, 2015. He resigned abruptly as athletics director on November 6, 2017 due to struggles with alcoholism and a domestic separation.
Personal life
Born in Stockton, California, Bartko grew up there and in Pinole. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in Modesto and Washington State University. He is now divorced and has two children.
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