NEW ROCHELLE, NY - Iona College Director of Athletics Eugene Marshall, Jr. announced administrative staff changes, this morning.
Jessica Rosenberg has been promoted to Assistant AD / Administration and Team Operations. Rosenberg has been a member of Iona's Athletic Communications office since the fall of 2006. She served as Assistant Sports Information Director for the last five years. In her expanded role, Rosenberg will assist with team travel as well as Iona's athletic marketing and development areas.
John Higgins has been promoted to full-time Assistant Sports Information Director. Higgins has spent the last two and a half years as a Sports Information Assistant. He joined the communications staff as a senior at Syracuse in the spring of 2009 and has been an integral part in the growth of Iona Insider, ICGaels.com's broadband channel. Higgins will now be the primary media contact for the women’s basketball program.
Naeemah Ricketts has been named Coordinator of Academics. The new title coincides with expanded responsibilities in her previous role as Assistant Coordinator of Academics. Ricketts was a standout women’s basketball player for the Gaels and one of the winningest performers in school history. She assumed her academic role in the department after graduating in 2009.
"I am thrilled to have three current members of my staff with the talent and versatility to be able to take on the added responsibilities as Jessica, John and Naeemah have," said Marshall. "We’re excited to have them continue to help our athletic department move forward."