Missy Ackerman was named the Assistant Athletic Director for Business Operations, Corporate Sponsorship and Marketing at Case Western Reserve University in September 2016. She was named Associate Athletic Director in May of 2019, and assumed sports supervision duties over cross country, men's soccer and women's basketball.
Ackerman previously served in an administative role at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, where she was the Athletics Business Operations Assistant since November 2015. From 2011 through 2015, she was the Director of Athletics at Saint Gertrude High School in Richmond, Virginia, and has been the Owner and President of Merestead Sports Camps since 2004.
In addition to her experience in athletic administration, Ackerman was an accomplished college lacrosse and field hockey coach, with stints at Longwood, Sweet Briar College and Randolph-Macon College. She coached 17 Academic All-Americans and 11 National All-Americans over her career.
Ackerman received her bachelor's degree in History from Sweet Briar College, and her master's degree in Sports Management from the University of Central Missouri.