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App State Adds Cheung as Senior Associate Athletics Director

Erika Cheung has joined App State Athletics as Senior Associate Athletics Director, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Wednesday.

Cheung will serve on the App State Athletics executive leadership team and will also be the department’s Senior Woman Administrator.

Cheung comes to Boone from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where she served as Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance and Senior Woman Administrator. Prior to her role at ULM, she was an athletics administrator at Tulane University, where she earned her juris doctor with a Sports Law Certificate in 2018. While in law school, she was an active member of the Tulane Sports Law Society and founded the Women in Sports Law Symposium.

“We are excited to welcome Erika Cheung to the App Family,” Gillin said. “Erika’s experience serving as a Senior Woman Administrator within the Sun Belt Conference, her experience with sport supervision, work with student-athletes and strong educational background make her a great fit for our department.”

“I am extremely excited to join the athletics department at App State,” Cheung said. “I want to thank Doug Gillin and his team for this opportunity to be a part of the staff and am looking forward to working with everyone. I also want to thank ULM for all the support they’ve shown me during my time there. I am anxious to get to Boone and begin my Mountaineer journey!”

A native of Mission Viejo, Calif., Cheung graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political communication from the University of Texas.