Woerle Joins Development Staff
June 26, 2018

OXFORD, Ohio – Miami University Athletic Development has added Elizabeth Woerle as a Major Gifts Officer and Assistant Director of Development.

"I am beyond excited to join the Miami RedHawks’ family,” said Woerle. “The opportunity to work under Jon’s leadership, along with a great advancement team is one I could not pass up. I look forward to helping Miami University continue their work with the Graduating Champions Campaign and providing student-athletes a first-class experience on and off the field."

Woerle comes to Oxford after spending the past two years as South Carolina’s Stewardship Coordinator. In this capacity, she helped oversee and execute special events for the Gamecock Club that including football’s game day hospitality, National Signing Day, Hall of Fame induction, coaches’ dinners and ribbon cutting events. She also managed major gift recognition, implemented donor stewardship materials and communications and both generated and maintained the gift naming opportunities database for all spots at USC’s $50 million football operations center.

Over her time in Columbia, Woerle also coordinated away game travel and stewardship for football and basketball donors. She also spearheaded the Gamecock Club Internship Program, coordinating work schedules, responsibilities and professional development of 12 student interns.

“We are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth to Miami University and our athletic development team,” Associate Athletic Director/Senior Director of Development Jon Schemmel said. “Her unique blend of experiences as a Division I student-athlete and coach, playing professional soccer in Germany, and working in development at South Carolina will serve us well. Couple that with her energy and passion to support student-athletes, Elizabeth will help advance our mission of Graduating Champions."

Before entering the development realm, Woerle served as an assistant soccer coach for Ohio University for three seasons (2013-15), helping the Bobcats earn National Soccer Coaches Association of American Team Academic honors all three years. She has also worked with soccer teams at various club levels, including at South Carolina United FC while with the Gamecocks.

Woerle played soccer at Drake, where she was a two-time All-Missouri Valley Conference pick and helped the Bulldogs make the NCAA Tournament as a freshman in 2006. She graduated from Drake with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing in 2010 and obtained her Master of Sports Administration from Ohio in 2016.