Thornberry Named Director of Team Operations
Sept. 5, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
Kansas Athletics is pleased to announce that Tegan Thornberry will now be serving the swimming and diving team as its Director of team operations. Thornberry will also serve in the same capacity for the track and field and cross country teams.
Before being named director of team operations, Thornberry’s main responsibilities included that of travel manager for the school’s Olympic sports. In her new role, she will act as a liaison with student athlete services, continue to coordinate team travel and work with head coaches on submitting weekly practice logs to compliance.
‘We are excited Tegan will be joining our staff,” said head coach Clark Campbell. “She has worked with us before for certain events and was a great asset. Now, she can help on a day-to-day basis with meet management, travel and several other duties. Tegan on staff will allow Jen (Fox), Eric (Elliott) and me to coach and recruit more effectively.”
Thornberry is a former member of the Kansas women’s golf team and has also worked as a men’s basketball manager, while still in school. She was first hired by Kansas Athletics in August of 2003.
The Saint Thomas Aquinas High School graduate was born in Seoul, South Korea and played softball and golf during her high school career.