FORT MYERS, Fla., FGCU Director of Athletics Carl McAloose has announced the hiring of Colleen Sorem as the Assistant Athletic Director for Business Operations.
“Colleen comes very highly recommended from UMass Lowell and will be an outstanding addition to our administrative staff,” McAloose. “She impressed everyone that she met on her interview with her intelligence and personality. There is no doubt she is a great fit for our department.”
Sorem was the Assistant Athletic Director for Business Operations at UMass Lowell where she was responsible for all aspects of the department’s budget. Sorem has worked at Lowell since 2002. She began as the Coordinator of Intramurals and worked there until 2004 when she was named Events & Business Operations Manager of the athletic department. In 2007, she was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Business Operations.
"I am extremely excited about the opportunity to work at FGCU especially during this exciting time in the athletic program,” said Sorem. “I look forward to continuing in the excellence that is already so present here at FGCU."
She graduated from James Madison in 2000 with a B.S. degree, majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Business. She earned a Masters of Arts in Education degree from the University of Alabama in 2002.
Sorem will be replacing Jim Herlihy who was named Athletic Director at Montevallo. She will start her appointment at FGCU on July 15.