TaxSlayer Gator Bowl News
Oct 21, 2021 12:30 PM
Greg McGarity - President & CEO Gator Bowl Sports
TaxSlayer Gator Bowl News

Greg McGarity joined Gator Bowl Sports in March 2021 following a 43 year career in college athletics which began at the University of Georgia in 1977. The University of Georgia served as the launching point of McGarity’s career where he served in multiple roles through 1992 when he left for the University of Florida. While at Florida, he served in several leadership roles and was a staple in all Florida vs Georgia operations. In 2010, McGarity returned to Athens as the Athletic Director for the Bulldogs until he announced his retirement in December 2020.

In the role of President and CEO of Gator Bowl Sports, McGarity will oversee all operations of Gator Bowl Sports including the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, JAXSPORTS Council and Gator Bowl Charities. He will continue to position the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl as a premier bowl in the country. In addition, McGarity will assist with Gator Bowl Sports strategic partners such as the City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville Jaguars, JAX Chamber and local corporate partners to ensure that Jacksonville remains forefront in collegiate sporting events for years to come.

Greg and his wife Sheryl recently relocated to Northeast Florida. They have one son, Alex, a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Georgia.