Tanya Vogel joined the staff as Senior Associate Athletic Director at Northern Arizona University in November of 2012.
“I’d like to thank Dr. Haeger and Dr. Campos for this opportunity,” said Vogel. “I am thrilled to be here working with such a fantastic group of individuals, including the student-athletes, coaches, senior staff and administrators. It is really a great group.”
Vogel will serve on the athletic senior staff, assisting in the leadership and management of NAU Athletics. One of her top priorities will be to assist with the coordination and development of the NAU Athletics strategic plan. She will also manage and support selected sport programs and athletic department support staff.
“At this time where Northern Arizona is as a university and where it is going with the athletic department is very exciting,” said Vogel. “I am thrilled and honored to be a part of it.”
Vogel joins the NAU staff from George Washington University, where she served as a student-athlete, head women’s soccer coach, and Assistant Director for Athletics Development. She has over 15 years of experience in higher education and athletics.
“We are excited to be adding Tanya to the team,” said Campos. “She is passionate and energetic about intercollegiate athletics. She is an experienced professional who brings a broad perspective on athletics through being a former student-athlete and head coach.”
During her time at George Washington, Vogel served in a variety of leadership roles. She was charged with developing and implementing internal and external projects, including best practices with Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Services, and Development & Alumni Relations. She also developed and organized “Coaches Roundtables” and assisted with the development of the GW Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.
She represented the athletic department across campus, successfully working with university department directors, the Provost, Vice President for Student Affairs and the University President. She was also charged with researching and producing a report used in the creation of the Raise High GW Athletics Strategic Plan.
Vogel served as the head coach of the George Washington women’s soccer program for 12 years. She is a member of the George Washington Athletics Hall of Fame and the Atlantic 10 Silver Anniversary Team in honor of her All-America soccer career.
Vogel received her undergraduate degree in exercise science in 1996 from George Washington. She earned two master’s degrees from George Washington, including a master of science in exercise science and clinical exercise physiology in 1999 and a master of business administration in management in 2006.