Angel Mason assumed the role as Berry College's Director of Athletics on June 1, 2019.
Mason boasts 14 years of experience as a coach, administrator and Division III advocate. A native of Evanston, Ill., she joined Berry from Pomona College where she served as the Senior Associate Athletic Director and SWA for Pomona-Pitzer Athletics, assisting the Sagehen’s athletics director in all day-to-day operations for the Department of Physical Education and Athletics. She assisted in the oversight of 21 varsity sports, compliance, internal operations, department budget and serves as the Deputy Title IX coordinator.
Mason is actively involved in several Division III national committees including serving as the chair of both the NCAA financial aid committee and the Division III technology committee. Mason is an active member of the Women Leaders in College Sports organization where she has served on the awards committee and currently serves as a member of the nominating committee. She is an active member of the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA) and serves as a mentor to many aspiring athletic administrators.
She previously served as the Associate Director of Athletics, SWA and Professor of Physical Education at Hamilton College where she served as a key member of the department’s senior leadership team. Mason was the sport administrator for 16 of the 29 varsity athletic teams, developed a student-athlete leadership academy and served as the administrator for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) among various other responsibilities. Prior to committing to athletic administration, Mason served as an assistant coach at her alma mater, Butler University, and was the head women’s basketball coach and assistant athletic director for operations at Vassar College.
Mason graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication studies and a minor in English from Butler, where she played basketball for the Division I Bulldogs. She earned her master’s degree in sports management from California University of Pennsylvania.