Panatier named new athletic director

Over the summer, the University of La Verne promoted former Deputy Director of the Athletics Department Jenna Panatier to athletic director, making her just the second woman to oversee the happenings of the University’s intercollegiate sports programs. 

Scott Winterburn, the former athletic director, has stepped down from this position he held since 2018 to focus on his duties as head baseball coach. 

Panatier has been a faculty member for over 11 years. She has held various positions in the athletic department as well as serving as head coach of the women’s volleyball team. 

Panatier received her bachelor’s degree in sports management and business from St. John’s University, followed by a master’s degree in business administration from Lipscomb University. 

—Sarah Van Buskirk

Sarah Van Buskirk is a senior journalism major with a concentration in print and online journalism. She is the Spring 2024 editorial director for the Campus Times and has recently served as editor-in-chief, sports editor and staff writer. She is also currently a staff photographer for the Campus Times and La Verne Magazine, and a staff writer for La Verne Magazine.

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