She Got Game: Boston College Welcomes Jocelyn Fisher Gates to the Athletic Department

Who says women don’t know sports?  Meet Jocelyn Fisher Gates the newest member of the Boston College athletic department.

Gates was recently appointed to the role of senior associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at the historic northeast college.  Gates assumes this post from her four-year tenure as senior associate athletic director/ senior woman administrator from the University of South Florida (USF).  While at USF she worked closely with the women’s basketball team, men’s and women’s golf team, and the men’s football team during her time at USF.  

Fisher made major strides as special assistant to the vice President/director of athletics at Duke University’s athletic department and started her career in the sports industry as a diversity and inclusion intern at the NCAA headquarter in Indianapolis, IN.  She is a member of various athletic associations such as the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), Black Coaches and Administrators (BCA), National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) and she is also a graduate of the NCAA Leadership Institute.

Gates obtained a Bachelors of Science from Howard University in 2003 and a Master’s in Kinesiology-Sport Psychology from Georgia Southern University in 2008.

Congrats to Jocelyn Fisher Gates on all of her accomplishments and her new position at Boston College.  

Go Eagles!

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