Josh Moon joined the Western Illinois University Intercollegiate Athletics staff as Associate Athletics Director in June 2009. He was promoted to Senior Associate AD in July 2011.
Moon’s duties at Western Illinois include the supervision of all areas impacting student-athletes: academics, compliance, eligibility, financial aid, athletic training, and strength and conditioning. He also oversees facilities and game management duties and serves as the sports administrator for baseball, men's soccer, men's and women's track and field, men's and women's cross country and volleyball.
Moon is a member of the NCAA Division I Amateurism Fact-Finding Committee and is also a NCAA Division I Athletics Certification Peer-Reviewer. He's a member of the National Association of Athletic Compliance (NAAC) and serves on the NAAC board of directors and is chair of the NAAC Education Committee.
Moon was the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Sports Administration at Central Michigan University (CMU) since May, 2008 after previously serving as the Director of Compliance (2006-2008), Compliance Coordinator (2005-2006), and Compliance Assistant (2004-2005) at CMU. A former NCAA Division III student-athlete, Moon has also gained experience in facility management, media relations and business operations.
In his role as Assistant Athletic Director, Moon supervised seven of Central Michigan’s 16 sport programs and was responsible for administering all facets of the department’s NCAA compliance program. He was responsible for the CMU’s scholarship budget, its Academic Progress Rate and its Graduation Success Rate.
Prior to his promotion to assistant athletics director in May 2008, Moon spent five years advancing through the department. He joined the Chippewas in 2004 as a facility management/game administration graduate intern. He then spent one semester as a compliance assistant before being promoted to compliance coordinator in 2005. After earning his master’s degree in administration in 2006, Moon was named the director of compliance, a position he held for a year and a half.
Moon received bachelor’s degrees in business administration and exercise and sport science in 2003 from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he was a football student-athlete. He began his career in intercollegiate athletics as a media relations and business operations assistant at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in St. Paul, Minn., in 2003. Moon, his wife Andria, and sons Brady and Kellen reside in Macomb.