Katie Ethridge, originally from Griffin, Georgia, joined the University of South Carolina staff in August 2007. She is Assistant Director in the Dodie Academic Enrichment Center and serves as the advisor for football and women's tennis. Prior to arriving at South Carolina, Katie worked as Assistant Academic Coordinator in Football at NC State. She graduated in 2002 from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor's degree in Sport Studies with a concentration in Journalism. Katie continued her education at Georgia State University where she obtained her Master's degree in Sport Administration in 2005.