November 28, 2005

Sarah Fraser Named Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance & Student Athlete Enrichment

Nov. 28, 2005

Providence, RI - Sarah Fraser has been named the new Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance and Student Athlete Enrichment in an announcement made by Brown Athletic Director Michael Goldberger. Fraser comes to Brown from the YMCA of Greater Providence, where she was a Communications and Marketing Associate.

At the YMCA of Greater Providence, Fraser coordinated and managed systems related to the Communications/Marketing department, while developing promotions, brochures, publications and Association special events. She also helped to oversee the Association's marketing policies, while monitoring brand management and graphic standards guidelines as set by the Association and YMCA of the USA.

Fraser was also the Associate Editor with Media Ventures, Inc. for a year, following a two-year stint as the Assistant Commissioner for Women's Hockey at the ECAC. While with the ECAC, Fraser was responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the Division I Women's Hockey League, including all of the PR efforts for the league. In addition, Fraser creating league policies, serving as the conference contact for all NCAA-related issues, including compliance, championships and rules topics, and administering the league championship. She was the contact for league athletics administrators, coaches, sports information directors, and officials, and also coordinated and staffed regular athletics administrators and coaches meetings as well as annual officiating clinics.

Fraser has also worked for the Gravity Games as an Assistant Venue Manager/Ticket Booth Coordinator, the X-Games as a Media Liaison, and as a Media Volunteer with the 2003 NCAA Hockey East Regional, the 2003 Millrose Games, and the 2000 NCAA Frozen Four.

A 1998 graduate of Dartmouth College, Fraser earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies with a minor in English. Fraser was a four-year member of Dartmouth's women's hockey team, currently ranking sixth all-time with 147 career points. Fraser also received a Master of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island in 2003.