|Position:||Director Of Basketball Operations|
Sarah Teachey begins her second stint as Director of Basketball Operations for the Lady Monarchs in the 2011-12 season. Teachey, who served as ODU's first Director of Basketball Operations during the 2005-06 season, most recently served as the Director of Marketing with Fresno State athletics where she led the marketing and promotions charge for the Bulldogs 19 Division I sports for three years.
While at Fresno State, Teachey created the ultimate fan experience resulting in increased ticket sales in several sports as well as large community outreach programs such as TeamSmile, WBCA Pink Zone, Community Food Bank and Lift Up America. She was involved with numerous WAC Conference Championships and the 2008 Fresno State NCAA Baseball National Championship.
At Old Dominion Teachey will work closely with the day-to-day operation of the women's basketball program including all team travel arrangements, budget assistance and oversight, camps, and the Lady Monarch Pride booster club. Her role will focus heavily on working within the community and the Monarch ReachOut programs.
Prior to her role at ODU Teachey spent three seasons working with the WNBA's Seattle Storm, then coached by ODU alumna Anne Donovan, as the Senior Coordinator of Community Relations and Promotions. While in Seattle, she helped implement community outreach plans including Read To Achieve, Mind.Body.Spirit, Jr. WNBA/NBA, and Breast Health Awareness and Stormin' the Sound off-season community relations campaign. Teachey also developed various marketing initiatives to promote the 2004 WNBA Champions.
A 1999 graduate of Miami University of Ohio with a degree in Health and Sports Studies, Teachey received her masters degree from New Hampshire in Kinesiology-Sports Studies in 2001. She is married to David Teachey who is in the U.S. Navy and they have one daughter, Addison, born in 2008.