PHILADELPHIA – Jefferson Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) Rose Kelly was one of just 10 to participate and complete the NCAA Division II Athletic Directors Association Women and Minorities Mentoring Program in 2017-18. Kelly finished the program this July at NACDA, which was from June 28 to July 1 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
"I was honored to be selected for the NCAA DII ADA Mentoring Program," said Kelly. "The program was enlightening and I was fortunate to learn so much from Dr. McFarland over the past year."
Kelly was mentored by Dr. Mike McFarland, the Director of Athletics, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Athletics Faculty at Bloomsburg University.
The purpose of the NCAA & Division II Athletic Directors Association Women and Minorities Mentoring Program is to provide women and minority athletic administrators in NCAA DII the opportunity to enhance career development through a mentoring relationship that fosters personal and professional growth. The program seeks to build a foundation that encourages participants to pursue a long-range career in athletic administration with an ultimate career goal of serving as a Division II Director of Athletics.