|Position:||Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA|
Veteran intercollegiate athletics administrator Anne McCoy has served Washington State University since 2001 and was promoted from associate director to senior associate director of athletics in 2004. Her appointment to senior woman administrator came in the summer of 2007 and in 2013 she was named deputy director of athletics.
In her current capacity she is charged with supervising all aspects of WSU’s day-to-day operations along with several areas within the department, including human resources, equipment and computer operations. She also oversees 13 of WSU’s 17 athletic programs.
McCoy currently serves as the liaison to the Pac-12 Women’s Soccer Coaches and recently completed positions on several conference committees, including Vice President of the Executive Committee, Women’s Basketball Tournament and the Diversity Leadership Initiative. She is the past chair of the NCAA Women’s Rowing Committee and is a past vice president of the Pac-10 Conference.
A Wisconsin native, McCoy earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management in 1989 from the University of Massachusetts. While an undergraduate, she worked for the Pittsburgh Penguins professional hockey organization, expanding the club’s season ticket base. McCoy also served an internship as the assistant athletic business manager at the University of Connecticut, and was instrumental in designing and implementing a comprehensive computerized budget-tracking system.
McCoy served in several capacities at the University of Maine from 1989-1995, lastly as associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator. At Maine, she supervised men’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s swimming and softball in addition to the athletic business office, ticket office, retail store and cheerleading staff and operations. She took a similar administrative positive at St. Louis University from 1995-96.
In 1996, McCoy joined the staff at Portland State University as associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator, and was promoted to senior associate director of athletics in 1998. At PSU, she managed all internal staff and the daily operations of the department, representing the director of athletics as needed. McCoy also supervised men’s and women’s golf, cross country/track and field, and women’s volleyball, soccer, tennis and softball.
McCoy and her husband Brian have two children, daughter Taylor and son Jake.