Mollie Robertson Signs on at ODAC Office
R-MWC Graduate Spent Last Two Years at Wash. and Lee
SALEM, Va. --- The Old Dominion Athletic
Conference has announced the appointment of Mollie Robertson as
assistant to the commissioner and director of championships.
Robertson is part of an NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance
"The league is fortunate to receive an NCAA grant to start this position," explained ODAC Commissioner Brad Bankston. "The new position is a commitment of the Board to continue the mission of the league -- providing a quality student-athlete experience at the conference level. We are extremely pleased to have Mollie in this new role. Her previous experience at Washington and Lee and Randolph has prepared her for the tasks at hand. I look forward to seeing her grow in the position in the years to come."
Robertson comes to the ODAC from Washington and Lee University, where she served as an assistant sports information director from 2007-09. In this role, Robertson was responsible for assisting with promotion of the University's 23-sport athletic program. She served as the primary media relations contact for several sports and was involved with the production of media guides and press releases, tracked statistics, maintained records, updated the athletics website and provided gameday operations for intercollegiate contests.
"I am excited to take on this new role in the conference office," said Robertson. "I feel that my experience at W&L and my exposure to other member institutions along the way has prepared me to make a smooth transition into the ODAC office. I have tremendous respect for all of the schools in the league and I am thrilled to take on this new challenge. I am looking forward to helping the ODAC continue moving towards its goal of excellence and integrity in becoming one of the elite NCAA Division III conferences in the nation."
A 2007 graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Robertson earned her bachelor of arts degree in sociology and anthropology. While at R-MWC, Robertson was active in the athletic department and received the Deacon Award, an award presented annually to an individual who gives extraordinary support to the R-MWC Athletic Program. Additionally, she was appointed to the College committee dedicated to renaming the school Randolph College following the school's decision to coeducate in 2007.
Robertson will serve as manager for all 22 ODAC Conference Championships and will work with the commissioner on various budget and compliance issues within the conference office.