Magdi El Shahawy, senior associate athletic director at the University of Southern California, has been named deputy athletic director for academics and student development at the University of Georgia.
A four-year varsity football letterman at Florida State University from 1986-1989, El Shahawy has served in his current position at USC since 2000. During his tenure, he held administrative oversight of student-athlete academic services, student-athlete personal development programs and the Athlete Career Transition Program.
He also served as sport administrator for baseball from 2015-2018, men’s and women’s track and field (2011-2018) and men’s volleyball from 2007-2015.
Prior to USC, El Shahawy held positions as senior associate director of student-athlete support services at Michigan State (1999-2000), academic counselor and eligibility coordinator at Florida State University (1994-1999) and a graduate assistant in athletic compliance at Florida State (1993-1994).
He received three degrees from Florida State: a bachelor’s in economics and political science (1991), a master’s in athletic administration (1993) and doctorate in athletic administration (1999).