Longtime Owens athletic director passes away - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Longtime Owens athletic director passes away

Michael Rickard Michael Rickard

PERRYSBURG, OH (WTOL) - Owens Community College's Athletic Director Michael Rickard passed away unexpectedly late Monday night.

Rickard, who was athletic director at Owens for 20 years, was taken to the University of Toledo Medical Center with chest pains.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Statement from Owens Community College:

Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael's family during this very difficult time. The success of Owens Community College's student-athletes in the classroom and on the athletic playing field is a direct reflection of his vision and leadership. Michael will not be forgotten as the College's intercollegiate athletic teams plan to play their current and upcoming seasons in his honor.

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