JONESBORO, Ark. (8/20/09) - Arkansas State Director of Athletics Dr. Dean Lee has announced the appointment of Lauren Adams as an academic coordinator for ASU Athletics.
"I'm really excited to enter a new work environment and join the ASU team," said Adams.
Adams comes to Arkansas State after serving as a graduate assistant in Athletics Student-Services at Stephen F. Austin University since January 2008. She graduated with her Master of Public Administration degree in August and also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science/English in May 2008.
Adams has also served as head coach of the Unity Volleyball Club in Nacogdoches, Texas since November 2006. She was a four-year letterman in the SFA volleyball program and served as a student-assistant coach. While playing for SFA, Adams earned all-conference honors and was appointed to President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
"I'm delighted to have Lauren join our staff," said Associate Athletic Director for Student Services Julie Lessiter. "Having been a former student-athlete, she brings a wealth of experience to the table. We're looking forward to having a positive year academically."