Dr. Chuck Morris is in his 14th year as a member of the athletics staff and his seventh as the Assistant Director of Athletics for Operations and Event Management. He is responsible for the planning, coordination and conduct of home intercollegiate athletic events, including multi-team events and postseason ACC and NCAA championships. Morris works closely with the Director of Facilities on the daily operations and maintenance of Florida State's athletic facilities, practice and competition venues.
Prior to receiving his doctorate in physical education and sport management at FSU in 1994, Morris earned a master's degree in physical education at Indiana University and an MBA from Long Island University. A 1970 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Morris lettered in soccer, squash, and tennis. Later while serving on the faculty at West Point he was a volunteer assistant coach for the Army tennis and squash teams.
Morris returned to Florida State in 1997 after a distinguished 27-year career in the United States Army. He was a recognized expert in field artillery nuclear warhead and systems operations and held senior staff assignments in both the United States and Europe. Morris served as a battalion commander at the Field Artillery School and provided leadership to the FSU Army Seminole Battalion as Professor of Military Science. A graduate of the Army Senior Service College, Colonel Morris' final military assignment was as the Deputy Department Head and Senior Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Education at West Point.