Arlington, VA - Marymount University is pleased to announce that
Debbie Warren is the new director of Athletics. She will begin at
Marymount on June 21, replacing long-time athletic director and
women's basketball coach, Bill Finney, who retires at the end of
Dr. Chris Domes, vice president for Student Development and Enrollment
Management, stated, "We are very pleased to have Debbie Warren
join us at Marymount. We knew going into this national search that
we would have to find a special person to taken on the leadership
role that Bill Finney played for twenty-seven years. I am confident
we have found such a person."
Warren comes to Marymount following five years at Hartwick College,
where she was director of Athletics and chair of the Physical Education
Department. She has spent the past 25 years in college athletics
as an athletic director, associate athletic director, senior women's
administrator, teacher, coach, Student Life director and championship
Warren is an active member of the communities in which she has
lived, having served on the Board of Directors for the American
Red Cross, on a disaster team for aquatic rescues, and on park and
recreation committees. She has also taught Sunday school. In addition,
Warren has contributed to her campus communities by working on a
variety of planning committees and risk management reviews.
She has also been active with NCAA and other athletic associations.
Warren served as chair of the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship
Committee when she was the associate athletic director at the University
of Alabama, and she was the first woman to serve on the NCAA Division
III Football Championships Committee. She currently serves on the
nominating committee for NACWAA and on the North Region Men's Lacrosse
A 1976 graduate of Mount Union College, Warren received her bachelor's
degree in Education. She also has a master's degree in Education
Administration from Youngstown State University.