Pat Stauffer serves as VCU’s Senior Associate AD for
Sports Administration, as well as the school’s senior woman
administrator. Additionally, Stauffer is a member of the Atlantic
10's Officiating Committee.
The senior member of the VCU Athletic Department, Stauffer joined the Rams in 1981 as head field hockey coach. In 13 seasons in that capacity, Stauffer led VCU to a 137-112-14 record. She remains the program’s all-time leader in victories. Her 1992 and 1993 squads were nationally ranked.
Stauffer also served as an NCAA Division I Field Hockey Committee member from 2002-2006 and was the organization’s chair during her final year.
Originally from Lancaster, Pa., Stauffer graduated magna cum laude from West Chester University in 1978, where she was a three-time AIAW field hockey national champion (1975-77). Stauffer, who was also a member of the United States Field Hockey Team from 1977-1979, was inducted into West Chester’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. Stauffer also holds master’s degrees from the University of Arizona, as well as the University of Richmond.