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Portia Lowe Hoeg, whose career in athletics administration was aided by an NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority and Women’s Internship Grant, has been hired as the athletics director at Allegheny College.
Portia Lowe Hoeg
Hoeg, a current member of the Division III Management Council, comes to Meadville, Pa., after having served at Lake Forest since 2005 as both an assistant and associate AD.
As an NCAA grant recipient, Hoeg served as marketing, promotions and special events coordinator at Smith College from August 2002 to May 2004. A member of the inaugural intern class, she completed the two-year program and became the interim assistant director of athletics at Vassar College in June 2004. She took on the responsibilities of the associate AD, handling compliance, scheduling and transportation, and serving as advisor to the SAAC.
Hoeg joined the Lake Forest staff as assistant AD in the fall of 2005. She was promoted to associate athletics director and senior woman administrator in July 2008.
The former Portia Lowe received her bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Trinity University (Texas) and completed her masters in business administration from North Park University. As an undergraduate, she played basketball for the nationally prominent Tigers and still ranks among the program’s all-time leaders in three-pointers and steals.