Now in her 26th year at Holy Cross in 2012-2013, Rosemary Shea joined the athletic staff shortly after earning a bachelor’s degree in English from Holy Cross in 1987. Since 1990 she has served as the athletic department’s compliance officer, with responsibility to assure that the college’s staff, coaches, and student-athletes understand and comply with NCAA rules and regulations. She monitors eligibility and academic progress for all Holy Cross student-athletes and coordinates an ongoing rules education program for coaches and staff members.
In 2000, Shea was promoted to associate athletic director and added the duties of scheduling for men’s sports. She also assists the director of athletics with the overall management of the men’s athletic programs.
Shea was a member of the NCAA Division I Rowing Committee from
2001-2005, serving as the committee’s chair from 2004-2005.
She has also represented the Patriot League on the NCAA Division I
Championship / Sports Management Cabinet since 2008.