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Gabe Rosenvall is in his seventh year at Boise State University holding the title of Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services since August 2002.
Rosenvall oversees and maintains the athletic academic services program at Boise State, working primarily with football and men's basketball. He has helped to build academic success at Boise State with the student-athlete grade point average improving every year since 2002. In the fall of 2007, the entire student-athlete GPA reached 3.01, an all-time record for cumulative GPA at Boise State. In the spring of 2007, all scholarship student-athletes reached a single semester high of a 3.00 GPA, helping the Broncos set department records for both the spring and fall semesters in 2007. Due to the academic success of his student-athletes, Rosenvall was named the 2007 Boise State University Professional Advisor of the Year.
Working directly with football and men's basketball, Rosenvall has helped the Broncos raise both team GPA's. Boise State football has improved its team GPA each year since 2002, including record highs during the spring and fall 2007 semesters. In 2007, Boise State football had an academic progress rate (APR) of 955 sitting above the national NCAA Division-IA average of 930. That rating also led the Western Athletic Conference while Bronco football led the conference in WAC all-academic selections five out of the past six years. Rosenvall has also helped the graduation success rate (GSR) of Bronco football to the top of the WAC rankings in his time at Boise State. In men's basketball, Rosenvall has guided the team to a 945 APR, well above the NCAA Division I average of 917. The Broncos' APR has led them to the top of the WAC and the team GPA has raised from 2.31 in the spring of 2002 to 2.90 in the fall 2007 semester. During the 2005-2006 season, Boise State men's basketball attained an outstanding APR of 1000 while also posting the all-time men's basketball record for highest GPA with a 3.10.
Prior to Boise State, Rosenvall spent five years at Washington State University working in academic services. In his two most recent years he served as the Learning Services Coordinator and Academic Counselor. In that position, he coordinated the tutoring program and aided in student-athlete access to university learning and tutoring services. Rosenvall developed academic plans to assist student-athletes with learning disabilities. He also teamed together with the academic support staff to develop strategies for highly at-risk student athletes.
Prior to his position as Learning Services Coordinator at WSU, Rosenvall worked as the Academic Resource Center Coordinator and an academic counselor. There he worked weekly with assigned teams as an academic counselor. He also managed the student-athlete Learning Center and staff including the use of student-athlete academic resource center computers.
From 1994 to 1997, Rosenvall held the title of Academic Programs Assistant at the University of Idaho. There he provided weekly academic counseling for 280 student-athletes, as well as helping student-athletes to develop study plans. Rosenvall oversaw the organization of new student-athlete orientations and career days while also serving as a liaison between the athletic department and the university academic support network. In his tenure as a Vandal, Rosenvall also held the title of instructor, teaching the Freshman Transition Course, a two-credit course which he created and organized himself.
Rosenvall has also been busy outside of the workplace as a volunteer assistant volleyball coach at Lewis and Clark State College, a position he's held from 1997-2002. Staying involved in the volleyball world, Rosenvall has been an official USA Volleyball certified scorekeeper and a radio play-by-play commentator on women's volleyball for local radio stations from 1995-2002.
Rosenvall earned his Bachelor of Science in History and Secondary Education from the University of Idaho in 1993. He went on to earn his Master of Science in Sport Science, emphasizing on student-athlete counseling from the University of Idaho in 1997.
Rosenvall and his wife, Suzy, have two daughters, Grace and Kate and reside in Boise.