ATLANTA – Mary McElroy, who is in her second year directing Georgia Tech’s compliance department, has been promoted to assistant athletic director for compliance, Tech’s director of athletics Dave Braine announced Friday.
“Mary has done a tremendous job in the compliance area since she came on board,” said Braine. “She has done lots of innovative things to keep the entire athletics staff educated and aware of compliance issues as they apply to different areas. We are very pleased to reward her with a promotion.”
McElroy previously spent four years at the U.S. Naval Academy, including three with the Naval Academy Athletic Association as Senior Woman Administrator and Assistant Athletic Director for NCAA Compliance. She directed NCAA compliance for 29 varsity sports while directly overseeing the sports of women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s swimming and men’s tennis.
McElroy also served one year as the Naval Academy’s Director of Alumni Services.
“Coming to Georgia Tech has been a wonderful opportunity for me,” said McElroy, who recently completed a master’s degree in sports management at Georgia Tech while working full-time at the Athletic Association, “and it’s a great honor to work with the coaches and staff that we have. I’m looking forward to continuing our work.”
A native of Great Mills, Md., McElroy earned a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1987 and then served as a supply officer in the Marines from 1987-1992, attaining the rank of Captain. She is currently pursuing a master of science in management from Georgia Tech. She is married to Terry McElroy and the couple has two sons, Darrin and Austin.