Ann Martin, director of athletics at Regis (Colo.), has been elected chair of the Division II Management Council.
She will replace Rick Cole of Dowling, who still has one year remaining on his Management Council term. The Division II Presidents Council ratified Martin’s election at its Oct. 27 meeting.
In addition to Martin’s election, the Presidents Council also ratified the election of six new members to the Management Council. They are:
Martin has been a member of the Mangement Council since 2006. Other NCAA experience includes the Division II Legislation Committee (chair), the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee.
In 2008, Martin served on the NCAA Division II Strategic Planning Project Team for 2009-2012. She was a facilitator for the Division II Leadership Academy in the 2007-08 and 2008-09 academic years. She also served as a facilitator for the NCAA Student-Athlete Development Conference during the 2009 conference.
She is a NACWAA/HERS West 2005 graduate and serves as a member of the NACWAA Education and Professional Development Committee. NACWAA awarded Martin the initial Judith M. Sweet Commitment Award in 2008. Locally, she serves on the Sportswomen of Colorado Nominating Committee, a position she has held since the fall 2006.
Martin began her tenure as at Regis AD in 2010. She has been with the program seven years, previously serving as associate director and assistant director. Previous to becoming AD, Martin oversaw all areas of NCAA compliance, marketing and promotions; had sport oversight; and represented Regis on several Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference committees. She also is senior woman administrator for Regis.
Martin previously served as the assistant commissioner at the RMAC in 2004-05. Before that, Martin was assistant women’s basketball coach at Colorado State-Pueblo. Martin, who was at CSU - Pueblo from 2002 through 2004, also served as the student development coordinator, assistant compliance coordinator, SAAC sponsor, an adjunct professor and a challenge course instructor during her time with the Thunderwolves.
Martin earned her bachelor's degree from Rockhurst and her master's degree from Northern Colorado.