STERLING, Kan. - Sterling College announced today that it has hired Gary Kempf as its athletic director. Mr. Kempf will begin his duties after the conclusion of the current academic year. Kempf currently serves as the athletic director at Asbury University, located in Wilmore, Kentucky. Asbury University is a well respected institution with an enrollment of 1607. Current Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Andy Lambert will continue to serve as athletic director until Kempf arrives on campus, at which time Lambert will once again focus solely on Sterling's football program.