Mountain West Announces Staff Promotions


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Mountain West Commissioner Craig Thompson has announced the promotion of Jaime Hixson to Associate Commissioner and Judy Willson to Assistant Commissioner.

Now in his 11th year at the MW, Hixson is being promoted from Assistant Commissioner to Associate Commissioner. In his new role, he will oversee the MW football enterprise, including scheduling, the MW Football Championship Game, television, game operations, instant replay, officiating and bowl games. In addition, Hixson serves as the sport and championship administrator for baseball.

Willson is in her seventh year at the Mountain West and is being promoted from Associate Director of Communications to Assistant Commissioner. Willson currently serves as the primary media contact for women's basketball, volleyball, baseball and women's swimming & diving, in addition to assisting with the overall communications operation. She also serves as the staff liaison to the MW Joint Council. Willson is an active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and served as President of the organization during the 2015-16 academic year.