Lyla Clerry was hired as associate athletics director at the University of Iowa. She was previously assistant athletics director at Arizona State University. Read more
Summer Hutcheson has been hired as associate director of athletics at Mount Holyoke College. She was previously special assistant to the director of athletics/department head at MIT. Read more
Kaitlyn Vincek has been hired as special projects assistant to the athletic director at Kent State University. She was previously at her alma mater, Eastern Michigan University.
Allison Ruff has accepted the position of director of athletic academic services at Georgia Southern University. She was formerly associate director of the academic support program for student athletes at North Carolina State University.
Stefani Webb has been promoted to assistant athletic director-branding and external relations at the University of Texas at Tyler.
Amanda Knight has been promoted to assistant athletic director for academics and compliance/SWA at Texas A&M Kingsville.
MIT Director of Varsity Equipment Operations Jen Miller-McEachern has been selected by the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) as the association’s first ever executive director. Read more
April Messerly, director of athletic facilities/operations at West Virginia University, was selected to serve on the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) Board of Directors. Read more
The Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (DI-AAA ADA) has chosen Denver Vice Chancellor for Athletics Peg Bradley-Doppes to serve as president for 2013-14. In addition, DePaul Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto was added to the DI-AAA ADA Executive Committee. Read more
Joan McDermott, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Susan Cassidy-Lyke, Molloy College and Denisha Hendricks, Kentucky State have been selected to serve on the Division II Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Board of Directors. Read more
The National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAADD) has selected Scarlett Schmidt to serve as 3rd Vice President/Treasurer and Sarah Baumgartner, associate athletics director, development at the University of Missouri, to serve on its Executive Committee. Read more
Joan Cronan, University of Tennessee women’s athletics director emeritus, consultant and advisor to the chancellor, will be honored by the YWCA as a Lifetime Acheivement Honoree for her dedication to equality, empowerment, and transformation in the field of intercollegiate athletics. Read more
Kudos to each of you!
A warm welcome to the nine newest NACWAA members:
Misty Brown – Assistant Athletic Director Development and Special Events, Georgia State University
Josh Centor – Interim Athletic Director, Carnegie Mellon
Aimee Drabyn – Assistant Volleyball Coach, University of Indianapolis
Sarah Kubuske (Anderson) – Assistant Softball Coach and Assistant Compliance, University of Indianapolis
Jill Pillgrim – Senior Counsel/Principal & Business Counsel, Michael L. Buckner Law Firm/Precise Advisory Group
Jody Russell – Faculty Athletics Representative, Lock Haven University
Mark Sherburne – Director of Athletics, Lock Haven University
Jessica Summey – Academic Coordinator, Georgia State University
CA Tolchinsky – Manager of Student-Athlete Academic Services, Nova Southeastern University
We are thrilled to have you!
Have a member Shout Out or news to share? Email it to Annie Butts at firstname.lastname@example.org to include in a future blog post.