Fayetteville State Associate Professor Dr. Peggy Green was selected as a 2015 National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Dr. Green was recognized at the NIKE Lifetime Achievement & Presidential Awards Luncheon at the NACWAA National Convention in Tampa on Monday, October 12th.
The NACWAA Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Nike, is bestowed annually to women who have dedicated their professional careers to advancing women in sport. Because of their tireless efforts, girls and women participating in sport can enjoy competitive athletics and/or athletic career opportunities.
Dr. Green is a steadfast advocate for all student athletes, not just women. She first joined the CIAA in 1983 as a physical education instructor, women’s basketball coach and cheerleader advisor at Livingstone. Two years later, she became an instructor, women’s volleyball (4 years) and basketball coach (7 years) at Fayetteville State.
In 1989, Dr. Green became the Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) at Fayetteville State until 2011. In addition to her work at FSU, Green has served on numerous NCAA Committees including nine years on the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Committee where she served as chair during the last two years of her tenure. Green also served on the NCAA Division II Management Council, NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee and NCAA Division II Project Team on Diversity.