Virginia Tech Athletics Department
Jamerson Athletic Center
165 Spring Rd.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Responsibilities: As assistant athletics director for student life, Gilbert-Lowry develops programs geared to enhance student-athletes’ personal growth, leadership and character development, professional development and community outreach endeavors.
Joined VT Athletics Staff: 2008.
At Virginia Tech: Gilbert-Lowry’s duties include coordinating each team’s philanthropic projects, working with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and nominating student-athletes for academic awards. She also helps plan the annual Athletics Director Honors Breakfast and the All Sports Banquet.
Prior to Virginia Tech: Before joining the Hokies, Gilbert-Lowry served as the compliance coordinator and CHAMPS/Life Skills coordinator at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. In 2005, she was also the coordinator of athletic academic services. Prior to NSU, Gilbert-Lowry served as an academic advisor at the University of Central Florida.
Education: Northern Illinois University, 2001 (psychology), Ball State University, 2004 (master’s in sport and exercise psychology and a minor in counseling).
Of Note: Gilbert-Lowry is a former student-athlete at Northern Illinois, where she participated on the women’s gymnastics team. She was named the MVP her senior season.
Personal: A native of Orlando, Fla., Gilbert-Lowry currently lives in Christiansburg with her husband, Spencer, and their daughter, Brooklyn.