Hlas Podcast: Former UNI AD, college basketball official Rick Hartzell

Rick Hartzell, seen here officiating a 2003 BIg Ten men's basketball game between Iowa and Purdue (coach Gene Keady at center) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. (The Gazette)
Rick Hartzell, seen here officiating a 2003 BIg Ten men's basketball game between Iowa and Purdue (coach Gene Keady at center) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. (The Gazette)

Rick Hartzell, a Division I basketball official for over a quarter-century and the former athletic director at Northern Iowa, guests on this week’s Mike Hlas Podcast.

Rick talks about his book, “Whistle in a Haystack – An Iowa Farmboy’s View on Life’s Lessons, Leadership, and College Basketball.” Go to RickHartzell.com for more information.

The Hlas Podcast is sponsored by FryFest, which will be held Sept. 2 at the Coralville Marriott.

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