Virginia Tech Athletics Department
Jamerson Athletic Center
25 Beamer Way
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Responsibilities: McSorley assists with the administration of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), and university rules governance structure as it relates to Virginia Tech athletics. Her specific areas of focus include: recruiting, initial eligibility, awards and benefits, play and practice seasons, and camps and clinics. She also oversees Title IX compliance for the athletics department.
Joined VT Athletics Staff: 2013
Prior to Virginia Tech: McSorley worked in the James Madison athletics department before coming to Tech. She served as an interim associate AD, and prior to that worked as the assistant director of sports medicine at JMU. Before her tenure at JMU, she served as the assistant athletic trainer/senior woman administrator at VMI.
Early on, McSorley was a graduate assistant athletic trainer and instructor at West Virginia University. She also has been an assistant athletic trainer and instructor at Penn State University.
Education: Penn State University, 1996 (B.S. in exercise and sport science); West Virginia University, 1999 (master’s in athletic training).
Of Note: McSorley is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board Of Certification (NATA-BOC). She holds memberships in National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA), the National Association for Athletic Compliance (NAAC), the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (VATA) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).
McSorley played women’s soccer at Penn State from 1991-94. She was also a Big Ten Scholar-Athlete.
Personal: McSorley is a native of Erie, Pa., and married to Patrick McSorley, an assistant men’s soccer coach at Virginia Tech. The couple has three children (Morgan, Addison and Connor).