MAC Hires Director For Development

The Mountaineer Athletic Club will have two new additions to its staff, assistant athletic director for development and MAC executive director Larry Aschebrook announced today.

Jay Locklier has been named director of development after a two-year stint at James Madison where he was formerly the associate director of the Duke Club. Previously, Locklier also held the position of assistant director for development assisting with the Dukes' annual fundraising campaign, the Student Duke Club, the Duke Club Scholarship Auction, major gift solicitation and numerous Duke Club fundraising chapters.

A native of Rock Hill, S.C., Locklier also worked at the Washington State University Athletic Foundation assisting with annual fund solicitation, the Gray W Varsity Club and the WSUAF Celebrity Golf Tournaments. Locklier played collegiate basketball at Washington State. He also played professional basketball for three years with stops in the National Basketball Association Developmental League, Greece, Germany, Spain, Holland and Argentina. He holds two degrees from Washington State: a bachelor's in business administration and master's in athletic administration.

Carly Northup has been hired as assistant director of development for athletics in the Mountaineer Athletic Club. She served one year as a graduate assistant for the MAC. Northup also worked with WVU's premium seating coordinator for game day operations and assisted in academic advising for the women's basketball team. This past summer, Northup interned at the 2007 U.S. Open, assisting in planning, organizing, facilitating player services, hospitality and registration for the championship event.

A native of Springfield, Va., Northup taught high school English at Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg, Va., from 2002-06. She also served as head coach of the women's soccer team and assistant coach with the women's basketball team. Northup holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and English from Liberty and a master's degree in sport management from West Virginia.

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