April 11, 2005
ATLANTA–Phyllis LaBaw has been named Georgia Tech’s Associate Director of Athletics for Academic Services, Director of Athletics Dave Braine announced.
LaBaw joins the Georgia Tech Athletic Association staff from the University of South Florida, where she served as Associate Athletic Director for Academic Support and Student-Athlete Development.
A member of the athletics staff at South Florida since 1994, LaBaw oversaw academic support services for more than 400 student-athletes in 18 NCAA-sponsored sports and was involved in numerous other administrative duties.
In 2000, she received the Lan Hewlett Award from the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics, recognizing outstanding service in academic advising and athletics administration.
LaBaw earned a bachelor of science degree in finance from South Florida in 1978 as well as a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, also from South Florida, in 1990.
LaBaw replaces Jim Stevens, who retired as Director of Academic Services on Feb. 1.