South Carolina baseball coach Ray Tanner will be named athletic director as early as Friday.
Tanner led the Gamecocks to back-to-back national championships in 2010 and '11 and guided the baseball program for 16 seasons.
Associate head coach Chad Holbrook will be named South Carolina's new baseball coach.
Tanner was 738-316 at South Carolina.
He replaces Eric Hyman, who resigned to take over as athletic director at Texas A&M.