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Christine Herring, a former UofL student-athlete and member of the athletics staff since 2008, is in her first year as Assistant Athletic Director and will serve as the Cardinals' Senior Woman Administrator.
Herring has had a broad range of responsibilities at UofL over the last five years. Since January of 2013, she has served as Assistant Director of Development with the Cardinal Athletic Fund, where she solicited philanthropic gifts for the annual fund. She previously served as the Cardinals' Director of Special events, where she oversaw and coordinated multiple team and department events.
She will serve as the sport administrator for the Cardinals' women's basketball, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field programs.
She operated as an assistant coach with the Louisville track and field program for three seasons, including serving as recruiting coordinator for the last two. In addition to coaching, her responsibilities included overseeing travel, alumni relations, marketing and assisting with administrative duties.
A four-year letterwinner, Herring competed for the Cardinals from 2004-08 in events such as the heptathlon, high jump and hammer throw. She was a team captain during her last two seasons for the Cardinals and a member of the 2008 BIG EAST Women's Outdoor Track and Field championship team, as well as the 2007 BIG EAST Women's Outdoor runner-up team when she finished in the top 10 of heptathlon. She finished in the top three of the high jump in six meets as a senior, recording a personal best of five feet, 8.75 inches (1.75 meters) to tie for first in the SIU Fast Start Invitational. In high school, Herring was a two-time Michigan state champion in the high jump earned academic all-state honors as a junior and a senior.
A native of Big Rapids, Mich., Herring graduated from UofL with a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing in 2008.
She is the daughter of Jim and Arlene Krellwitz and has two sisters, Katie Clifford and Julie Weiss, and a brother, Anthony Krellwitz.
Formerly Christine Krellwitz, she married Michael Herring in September 2013.