Judy Van Horn
The University of South Carolina announced the hiring of Judy Van Horn as Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator on Nov. 12, 2010. Van Horn came to Carolina after a nine-year tenure at the University of Michigan. Serving as Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator at Michigan, Van Horn maintained responsibility for the University's athletics compliance program and was a member of the Athletics Department's Leadership Team.
Prior to her tenure at Michigan, Van Horn spent four years in the Department of Athletics at Michigan State University and eight years at her alma mater, Central Michigan University.
At South Carolina, Van Horn oversees all NCAA related initiatives, including athletics certification and the athletics compliance program, as well as NCAA, SEC, university and department policies. Van Horn will supervise a variety of sports programs and will serve on the department's management team.
Van Horn has received a number of awards and sat on several national committees during her career. Van Horn served a two-year term as President of the National Association for Athletics Compliance. She was the 2005 recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award granted by the National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC) and the 2010 recipient of the Frank Kara Leadership Award, the premier award bestowed to a member of the compliance profession.
Van Horn holds a master's degree in sport administration and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central Michigan University. She and her husband, Dave, have three adult children and three grandchildren.