Associate Athletic Director for Sports Administration/SWA
Terri Howes is responsible for providing administrative oversight and supervision for all WVU varsity sports with the exception of football and men’s basketball, assisting in budget planning, facility scheduling, coordination of special events and postseason competition and compliance in Title IX – and select NCAA-related issues.
Howes has been involved in several national committees over the years, including the NCAA Championships and Competition Cabinet. She is currently a member of the NCAA Administration Cabinet and NACDA Directors Cup Committee. Howes has served on the NACDA Executive Committee and has acted as a NCAA peer reviewer.
While at WVU, Howes has served as an NCAA staff liason for women’s basketball, volleyball and gymnastics championships.
Constantly working hand-in-hand with the BIG EAST Conference, Howes has served on several committees, including the women’s soccer, volleyball and championship competition committees. She currently serves as the chair for the swimming and diving committee.
Howes began her duties at WVU on February 1, 1998. Prior to her arrival, she was a member of the University of Wyoming athletic staff since 1989. Howes served as Wyoming’s associate athletic director for student services and senior woman administrator, where she oversaw scheduling and contracting, budgets, Title IX compliance, athletic student services and event coordination for varsity sports. She also assisted in compliance and rules education and served as Wyoming’s representative on a number of university, Western Athletic Conference, NACDA and NCAA committees.
A Morgantown native, Howes is a 1985 West Virginia graduate with a degree in sport and exercise studies; she also earned a master’s degree in sport management from WVU in 1989. While at WVU, she served as a graduate assistant to the NCAA champion rifle team.
Howes currently resides in Morgantown with her husband, Tony, and her two daughters, Blake (11) and Jordan (6).