Peter E. Pilling

Columbia University’s Campbell Family Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education Peter Pilling enters his seventh full academic year at the helm of a Columbia Intercollegiate Athletics Department which features 31 varsity sports, serves more than 750 student-athletes, and boasts nearly 150 years of athletics tradition. During Pilling’s first six years at Columbia, the Lions have claimed six team national championships, seven individual national championships, 18 Ivy League team championships, 62 individual conference or Ivy League titles, along with the 2016 postseason basketball tournament championship. Columbia’s football program has undergone a transformation as the Lions have registered three winning years in the last four seasons.