2012-13 CHATTANOOGA BASKETBALL
CARA VAN DORN
Wehunt served two years as the assistant to the Executive Director of the Nationwide Tour Chattanooga Classic Golf Tournament in Chattanooga and continues as a chairperson for the event. Cara Van Dorn enters her first year Wehunt is a 1996 graduate of UTC with a Bachelor of Arts with the University of Tennessee at degree in Communication and a minor in English. While a student, Chattanooga as assistant director of she was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America athletic performance. (PRSSA) and was elected the Executive Director of Rising Star Before coming to Chattanooga, Cara Communications, a student-run pubic relations firm. served as a strength and conditioning In 1997, she returned to her alma mater, Notre Dame High graduate assistant at Western Illinois School, and taught all grade levels until 2001. In addition to teaching University in Macomb, Ill. While at Art, Religion, Contemporary Issues and Journalism, she was the advisor Western Illinois, Van Dorn designed and for the school newspaper, The Marian and the yearbook, the Echo. She implemented year-round strength, speed, was the school’s assistant volleyball coach and junior varsity coach for agility and conditioning development two years. She helped lead the Lady Irish to the Division II Region title programs for seven sports while also and to the State Tournament in 1999. assisting with football and baseball strength and conditioning programs. TERESA ADCOX Cara spent the 2009-2010 season at Towson University and ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT the 2010-2011 season at Ohio University as a strength and conditioning intern. Van Dorn was the head women’s varsity rowing coach at Notre Dame Preparatory School in Baltimore, Md., from 2008-2010, Teresa Adcox is a 20-year veteran of the where she led the NDP to its first two winning seasons in program University of Tennessee at Chattanooga history. and has worked in both the university and Cara earned her Master of Science in Recreation and Sport athletics administration. Her UTC career Science and Coaching Educations from Ohio University in 2011. She began in the university’s Bursar’s office in graduated the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 with 1990. After three years, she moved to the a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature. Payroll office. Van Dorn is a certified USA weightlifting club and senior Adcox joined the Athletics staff in 1998 coach, a certified strength and conditioning coach by the National where she served as an administrative Strength and Conditioning Coach Association, and is CPR/AED certified assistant for the marketing and ticket by the American Red Cross. departments as well as the women’s Cara reveived the John Stucky Award in 2012 and competes basketball staff. at the national level in Olympic-style weightlifting. She took over the role of administrative assistant for football Head Coach Rodney Allison and his staff in August 2003 and is currently the administrative assistant for Head Coach Russ Huesman. Adcox has served on various campus committees. She was ANNE WEHUNT elected Chair of the Employee Relations Committee in 1996 and was ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS Chair of the Staff-Faculty Appreciation Day, spending four years on each committee. She was honored with the UTC Chancellor’s Blue Anne was hired as an assistant Sports Ribbon Award in September 1997 for going the extra mile to help Information Director in 2004 after working fellow employees. Prior to joining the UTC staff, Adcox worked at Life for four years as an office assistant. Chiropractic College in Marietta, Ga., for President and Founder Sid She is responsible for the day-to-day Williams. media and public relations efforts for Born in Chattanooga, Adcox graduated from Antioch High women’s basketball, women’s soccer, cross School in Nashville. Ther former Teresa Waters and her husband country and track and field. She handles John, have been married 30 years. John is employed by Central a share of the graphics work for the Transport. The couple has two daughters, Shannon and April, and four department. grandchildren, Tayler, Madison, Kalen and Bryson. A member of the College Sports
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Information Director’s of America (CoSIDa), she also assists with the daily operations of the Athletics Communciations office as well as game day operations for football.
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