HADLEY, Mass. – Jennifer
Woytach has been named Championships and Media
Relations Assistant for the New England Small College Athletic
Conference (NESCAC). Woytach will assist Executive Director
Savage and Assistant Director Mike Raposo with
all aspects of conference operations in the newly created position.
She will assume her duties on Monday, September 17.
"I am so pleased to welcome Jen to the NESCAC," stated Savage. "We are fortunate to have someone with Jen’s talents joining the NESCAC office. Her experience as a Division III student-athlete, coach and administrator will be a tremendous benefit to the conference. I look forward to working with Jen and having her join the NESCAC office and community as well."
Woytach most recently served as Assistant Director of Athletics at Notre Dame of Maryland University. While at Notre Dame, she oversaw game operations, non-conference scheduling, team transportation and student personnel. She was a member of the Colonial States Athletic Conference’s (CSAC) Game Management Review Committee, spearheaded the revision of several of Notre Dame’s departmental policies and assisted with the annual end of year banquet and Hall of Fame induction.
In addition to her administrative duties, Woytach was also the
Sports Information Director for the Gators’ eight varsity
teams, coordinating statistics and reports for the CSAC and NCAA.
She attended the NCAA/NACWAA Institute for Administrative
Advancement in July.
Before her time in Baltimore, Woytach spent two years as a Graduate Assistant at Springfield College. While at Springfield, she oversaw the department’s annual golf tournament, assisted with operations of the 2010 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Regional and served as site administrator for numerous regular season and postseason events. She also assisted in all areas of compliance and coordinated marketing and promotions for home events.
In 2010, Woytach served as an intern at Westfield State University, assisting in areas of game management, sports information and compliance.
Woytach began her career in athletic administration through a position created by the Division III Ethnic Minority and Women’s Internship program. From 2007-09, she was the Assistant to the Director of Athletics and Assistant Field Hockey/Lacrosse Coach at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa. She oversaw uniform and equipment distribution and collection, assisted in game day operations, coordinated non-conference schedules and set all department travel arrangements. Woytach implemented the launch of Cedar Crest’s CHAMPS/Life Skills Program while also supervising work study students and monitoring compliance. During that time, she served as Co-Advisor to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). In 2009, Woytach was awarded the Black and Gold Award for commitment and dedication to the Department of Athletics.
"I am excited to join the NESCAC team and want to thank the search committee for this opportunity," said Woytach regarding her appointment. "I am eager to begin working with Andrea and Mike and continuing to make the championship experience special for NESCAC student-athletes as well work to promote their accomplishments throughout the year. I realize the extraordinary group of student-athletes, coaches and administrators I will be working with and cannot wait to get started."
A native of northeastern Pennsylvania, Woytach earned a bachelor of arts degree in Communication/English from Cedar Crest in 2007. She was a four-year member of the Falcons’ field hockey and lacrosse teams, serving as field hockey captain during her senior season. Woytach earned Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) All-Academic Team honors eight times. She was also a two-time PAC Sportsmanship Team selection.
Woytach is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Athletic Administration from Springfield. She resides in Easthampton, Mass.
NESCAC member institutions offer extensive and broad based intercollegiate as well as club and intramural opportunities for both men and women. The Conference sponsors 26 conference sports and with member schools sponsoring an average of nearly 30 varsity programs, the NESCAC provides more than 7,500 opportunities for participation in intercollegiate competition at the Division III level.
Founded in 1971, the NESCAC consists of 11 liberal arts colleges and has consistently reflected its commitment to the values of athletics and academic achievement. The member colleges of the conference are Amherst College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, Trinity College, Tufts University, Wesleyan University and Williams College.