Dawn Ellerbe became marketing director for varsity sports in 2005, directly overseeing the promotional efforts of women's basketball, volleyball, softball and men's and women's soccer.
Prior to joining the athletics department, Ellerbe worked at South Carolina's Colonial Center in marketing and public relations. An alumna of South Carolina and 2000 Olympian, Ellerbe was a volunteer assistant track and field coach for the Gamecocks from 2001 to 2004.
A four-time NCAA champion, six-time All-American and five-time SEC champion, Ellerbe received her bachelor's degree in journalism from South Carolina in 1996. She earned her master's in communication from Wyoming, where she spent three years as an assistant track and field coach. At Wyoming, she coached in six NCAA Championships and developed eight All-Americans and three Mountain West Conference champions.
A native of Long Island, N.Y., Ellerbe is a member of the South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame and is on the Board of Directors for the United Way of the Midlands.