David Herbster has been named the athletic director at South Dakota.
A reception honoring Herbster will be held at noon Saturday in the DakotaDome ahead of the football program’s annual spring game at 1 p.m.
Herbster, interim A.D. since December 2012, has been with South Dakota since 2007 as an associate athletics director after serving as assistant to the chancellor and athletic director at the University of Nebraska at Omaha from 2005-2007.
Herbster has been instrumental in overseeing the Coyotes’ transition to Division I. He helped secure bids into the Summit League and Missouri Valley Football Conference.