Education: B.S., University of North Alabama; M.Ed., University of West Georgia
A veteran educator with more than 31 years of coaching and athletics administration experience, Steve Franks joined Lovett in 2004. Franks served as associate athletics director and director of operations for the athletics department at Vanderbilt University for 10 years. Prior to his time at Vanderbilt, Franks served as athletics director for The Marist School. Franks was part of state championship seasons as a coach of both football and baseball. He also served as dean of students and was twice named Georgia Baseball Coach of the Year. Franks has a master’s of education in administration and supervision and also holds the designation of Certified Master Athletic Administrator (CMAA) from the NIAAA.