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SportOhio State AD denies Meyer 2020 succession plan

01:55  01 december  2018
01:55  01 december  2018 Source:   reuters.com

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Succession planning is a process for identifying and developing new leaders who can replace old leaders when they leave, retire or die. Succession planning increases the availability of experienced and capable employees that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available.

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday to discuss Urban Meyer , the champion football coach who has been on administrative leave.

Ohio State AD denies Meyer 2020 succession plan© Reuters/Greg Bartram NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State

Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith is not expecting Urban Meyer to leave the Buckeyes anytime soon and denied a report that a succession plan to promote offensive coordinator Ryan Day is already in place for 2020.

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Football Scoop claimed, citing anonymous sources, Meyer informed Smith and Ohio State he planned to step down prior to the 2020 season.

Day, who was interim coach of the Buckeyes in September during Meyer's suspension, is expected to be a top candidate for several head-coaching vacancies.

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Succession Planning is the process of identifying the critical positions within each agency and developing action plans for individuals within state government to assume those positions. The chart below illustrates Ohio ’s Talent for Tomorrow and Beyond, Succession Planning Model.

To retain Day, Ohio State would bump his salary with an "unwritten understanding" he will succeed Meyer, per the report.

Smith, in a text to ESPN, said there was "no truth" to the report while Meyer declined comment in Indianapolis ahead of Saturday's Big Ten championship game against Northwestern.

Day told ESPN on Friday that he is still interested in, and very much in the running for, other college jobs.

Meyer, 54, said earlier this week he is planning to coach next season. Football Scoop reported Meyer intends to address his health challenges and status as Ohio State's coach as early as after Saturday's game.

--Field Level Media

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Ohio State AD denies Meyer 2020 succession plan

Mike Leach recruiting Urban Meyer to teach class with him at Washington State.
Urban Meyer said he is unsure what the future will hold for him now that he only has one game left to coach at Ohio State, but Mike Leach already has an idea for the three-time national champion. Last week, Leach sent a tweet asking Washington State students if they would have any interest in a six-week class entitled “Leadership Lessons in Insurgent Warfare & Football Strategy.” Leach said he is considering teaching the course along with Washington State Sen. Michael Baumgartner. Hey WSU students, I’m thinking about teaching an evening seminar class next semester w my friend Senator Baumgartner. “Leadership Lessons in Insurgent Warfare & Football Strategy.

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