Elizabeth Igo LeRose ’03 is in her second year as associate director of athletics and the senior woman administrator at Washington and Lee. In her first season, the Generals won almost 62 percent of their contests and claimed seven conference championships.
LeRose also helped the Generals to successfully host the 2014 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship at the Turf Field.
LeRose returned to W&L from neighboring VMI where she worked the last nine years. She served as the SWA, an associate athletic director and an athletic academic advisor for the Keydets since 2009.
Hired by VMI in 2005, LeRose started as an assistant athletic administrator, working as the director of ticket operations. She was promoted to assistant athletic director in charge of facilities and game operations in 2008, before moving into the SWA position in 2009. She is also a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the National Association of Athletic Academic Advisors (N4A).
Prior to her time at VMI, LeRose worked for the American Heart Association in Annandale, Va., from December 2004 to September 2005. She was the greater Washington D.C., region event assistant for the organization.
LeRose earned a bachelor of arts in sociology/anthropology from Washington and Lee in 2003. She played for the Generals’ women’s basketball team all four years, while serving as a captain her senior season.
After graduation, LeRose attended graduate school at VCU in Richmond, Va., where she received a masters of education in sports leadership in 2004. While at VCU, she also served as a graduate assistant for the University of Richmond women’s basketball team. LeRose’s husband, Garrett, is an assistant football coach for the Generals. The two live in Lexington with their son, Hudson (1).