Cathy Leach is in her 11th season at the University of New Hampshire and her third as Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support and Compliance in the 2012-13 academic year. Leach has been working in Academic Support since joining the staff in 2003 and has also served as an assistant in the compliance department since 2004 as the department’s NCAA Eligibility Coordinator.
Leach returned to UNH athletics in 2001 as the tutoring coordinator for two years.
Prior to her time in academic support, Leach worked in the UNH admissions office for 11 years. She also served as the interim women’s Athletic Director for one year (1989-1990).
She previously worked in the Wildcat Sports Information Office for three years beginning in 1985, marking her first job on UNH’s campus. Leach is a graduate of Springfield College with a degree in English/Sports Journalism.
Leach, a native of Hanover, N.H., is married to Dave Leach and they have a daughter, Taryn.