Elizabeth Igo LeRose ’03 is in her fifth year as associate director of athletics and the senior woman administrator at Washington and Lee.
Over her first four years, LeRose has helped guide W&L to 39 conference championships while the Generals have won nearly 65 percent of their athletic contests during that same span.
LeRose has also helped the Generals successfully host the 2014 and 2015 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championships at the Turf Field.
LeRose returned to W&L from neighboring VMI where she worked from 2005-14. She served as the SWA, an associate athletic director and an athletic academic advisor for the Keydets over her final five years.
LeRose started her VMI career 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 the head football coach for the Generals. The two live in Lexington with their sons, Hudson and Holden.