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New Faculty & Faculty Administrators 2013:Office of Athletics

Mr. Lamar J. Barrett

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, received a B.S. in Business Administration in 1994 from Elizabeth City State University. Previously he was Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at American University.

Ms. Natalie Barrett

Assistant Field Hockey Coach, received a Masters of Arts in Exercise/Leisure and Sport and a Bachelor of Business Administration, in 2010 and 2009 respectively, from Kent State University. Previously she was Assistant Field Hockey Coach at Syracuse University.

Mr. William Jefferson Burton

Director of Baseball Operations and Olympic Sports Marketing, received a B.S. in Recreation and Park Administration in 1988 from Western Kentucky University. Previously he was Associate Athletic Director at Western Kentucky University.

Mr. Jeffrey K. Comissiong

Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line, received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science in 1997 from the University of Maine. Previously he was an Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Line at Boston College.

Mr. Daniel Cornier

Head Equipment Manager, received an M.S.Ed., Sport Management and a B.S. in Physical Education, Sport Management, in 2010 and 2008 respectively, from Old Dominion University. Previously he was Acting Football Equipment Manager at Old Dominion University.

Mr. James Corrigan

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, received a B.A. in Management Science in 1980 from Duke University. Previously he was an Associate Men's Basketball Coach at Old Dominion University.

Mr. Andrew Crabtree

Head Women's Golf Coach, received a B.A. in Communication in 1999 from the University of South Florida. Previously he was Assistant Women's Golf Coach at Texas A&M University.

Mr. Kieran P. Donohue

Special Assistant to the Head Men's Basketball Coach, received a B.A. in History in 1997 from the University of Virginia. Previously he was Associate Head Coach at American University.

Mr. Rick French

Associate Athletic Director for Operations, received an M.S. in Sport and Recreation Administration and a B.S. in Parks and Recreation Administration, in 2007 and 2004 respectively, from Western Kentucky University. Previously he was Director of Athletic Events at Western Kentucky University.

Mr. Grant A. Gardner

Assistant Director for Athletic Communications, received an M.S.Ed. and a B.S. in Physical Education, Sports Management, in 2012 and 2011 respectively, from Old Dominion University. Previously he was an Assistant/Intern for Sports Information and Communications at Old Dominion University.

Mr. Michael A. Gibbs

Academic Compliance Coordinator, received an M.S.Ed. in Sport Management in 2013 from Old Dominion University and a B.S. in Sport Management and a B.S. in Kinesiology in 2011 from the University of Southern Indiana. Previously he was a Compliance Assistant at Old Dominion University.

Mr. Andrew Griffiths

Head Field Hockey Coach, received a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism in 1998 from Ryerson University, Canada and Bachelor of Arts in English in 1994 from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Previously he was Head Field Hockey Coach at Lafayette College.

Mr. Jeffrey Jones

Head Men's Basketball Coach, received a B.A. in Psychology in 1982 from the University of Virginia. Previously he was Head Men's Basketball Coach at American University.

Mr. Timothy W. Kovacs

Assistant Recruiting Coordinator, received a B.S. in Sport Management in 2001 from Old Dominion University. Previously he was Associate Director of Recruiting/Player Personnel at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Mr. Tim LaVigne

Assistant Baseball Coach - Pitching, received a B.A. in American Politics from the University of Virginia in 2000. Previously he was an Assistant Baseball Coach and Pitching Coach at Old Dominion University.

Ms. Laura Miller

Second Assistant Women's Rowing Coach, received an M.S. in Kinesiology and a B.S. in Biochemistry, in 2013 and 2010 respectively, from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Previously she was a Graduate Assistant Women's Rowing Coach at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Ms. Kimberly Mills

Aquatics Coordinator, received a B.S. in Exercise Science and Psychology in 2011 from Old Dominion University and is pursuing an M.S in Campus Recreation and Leadership from James Madison University. Previously she was a Graduate Assistant of Aquatics and Safety at James Madison University.

Mr. Travis Myernick

Assistant Men's Soccer Coach, received a Bachelor's degree in Sport Management in 2006 from Wingate University. Previously he was First Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at Rider University.

Mr. Richard A. Nagy, Jr.

Assistant Defensive Coordinator, received a B.S. in Political Science in 1987 from Trinity College. Previously he was Defensive Coordinator at Western Michigan University.

Mr. Karl T. Nonemaker

Assistant Baseball Coach - Recruiting Coordinator and Hitting, received a B.S. in Human and Organizational Development in 2002 from Vanderbilt University. Previously he was an Assistant Baseball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator at Old Dominion University.

Mr. Alexander J. Parr

Associate Director of Sports Performance, received an M.S. in Exercise Science in 2008 from The George Washington University and a B.S. in Finance in 2006 from the University of Maryland. Previously he was an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Miami.

Ms. Trina Patterson

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach, received an M.A. in Human Resource Management in 2002 from National University and a B.A. in Rhetoric and Communication Studies in 1987 from the University of Virginia. Previously she was an Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at Stanford University.

Mr. Eric R. Potter

Assistant Sports Performance Coach, received a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland. Previously he was an Interim Strength and Conditioning Coach at Old Dominion University.

Ms. Shannon E. Roberts

Athletic Academic Advisor, received an M.Ed. in Sport Leadership in 2012 from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.S. in Sport Management in 2011 from West Virginia University. Previously she was an Assistant Academic Coordinator at North Carolina State University.

Mr. Joshua R. Smith

Assistant Director of Compliance, received a J.D. in 2010 from the University of Toledo College of Law and a Master of Education in Sport Administration and a B.S. in Sport Management, in 2012 and 2004 respectively, from Bowling Green State University. Previously he was a Compliance Coordinator at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Mr. Bryant L. Stith

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, received a B.A. in Sociology in 1992 from the University of Virginia. Previously he was Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach and Athletic Director at Brunswick High School.

Ms. Amy Tran Swensen

Assistant Field Hockey Coach, received a B.A. in Communication Studies in 2002 from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Previously she was a Volunteer Assistant Field Hockey Coach at Old Dominion University.

Mr. Stephen N. Villanueva

Director of Football Operations, received a B.S. in Physical Education, Sports Management in 2012 and is expected to receive an M.S. in Physical Education, Sports Management from Old Dominion University. Previously he was a Graduate Assistant for Old Dominion University Football.