Bruce Rasmussen (basketball)

Bruce Rasmussen (born September 29, 1950)[2] is the director of athletics at Creighton University. He was the head coach of the Creighton Bluejays women's basketball team from 1980 to 1992.[3] From 1992 to 1994, he served as the associate athletics director, before being named the athletics director in 1994. He presided over the NCAA tournament committee in 2018.

Bruce Rasmussen
Current position
TitleDirector of Athletics
ConferenceBig East
Biographical details
Born (1950-09-29) September 29, 1950
Webster City, Iowa[1]
Alma materNorthern Iowa
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
Head coaching record
Overall196–147 (.571)


Rasmussen graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1971.[2]


The Rasmussen Fitness and Sports Center, which opened in October 2012, is named after Bruce Rasmussen.[4] Inducted in 2008, he is a member of the Omaha Sports Hall of Fame.[3] In 2014, he was named Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year.[5]


  1. "Player Bio: Bruce Rasmussen NACDA.COM :: NACDA Official Web Site". Retrieved 2 Nov 2015.
  2. "Women's Basketball Coaches Career". NCAA. Retrieved 23 Sep 2015.
  3. "Omaha Sports Hall of Fame - Bruce Rasmussen". Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 2 Nov 2015.
  4. "Rasmussen Fitness and Sports Center | Campus Recreation & Intramurals | Creighton University". Archived from the original on 1 November 2015. Retrieved 2 Nov 2015.
  5. "Creighton University Athletics - Bruce Rasmussen Honored as Athletic Directors of the Year Announced". Retrieved 2 Nov 2015.
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