Blacksburg High School Class of 1970

Winthrop – B.S. Physical Education 1974

University of Tennessee- Masters in P.E. 1975

Athletic Director UNC-Charlotte-1990

Third woman ever to spearhead collegiate program

Served in school’s athletic department in various positions including head women’s basketball coach

Oversaw significant improvements to athletic facilities including new field house, track, arena and football stadium

Judy W.Rose Football Center- UNC Charlotte – 2012 Woman of the Year in Charlotte – 1996

Citizen of the Year – 1997

“My parents are my heroes — mom died at an early age, but she instilled the right core values, and my dad reinforced that and taught me business values as well.”


Judy Rose