Dr. Susan W. Lubking

Title: Retired Athletics Administrator
Company: West Chester University
Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Susan Lubking, Retired Athletics Administrator at West Chester University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in coaching and officiating lacrosse and other major sports.

One of the most influential figures in United States women’s lacrosse, Dr. Lubking played cover point on the lacrosse team at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania from 1957 to 1960, where she earned recognition on the all-college and all-Philadelphia teams as a defender. Following 11 years playing club lacrosse, she excelled as head coach at the Agnes Irwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania from 1972 to 1976 and with West Chester University from 1978 to 1985, where she led its lacrosse squad to the USWILCA national tournament championship in 1979 and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championships in 1983 and 1984. In addition, as a nationally rated umpire, Dr. Lubking officiated at the high school level for 30 years and the collegiate level for 25 years. She has also served as the tournament director for the NCAA National Collegiate Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championships, the USWLA National Tournament, the AIAW National Tournament, the USWILCA National Collegiate Tournament and the PSAC Women’s Lacrosse Tournament. A member of the West Chester University Hall of Fame, she served for many years as the school’s athletics administrator.

Dr. Lubking initially obtained a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education from Ursinus College in 1960. She later continued her education with a master’s degree and a Doctor of Education from EdD in administration from Temple University in 1988. As a career highlight, she cites serving simultaneously as the president of the United States Women’s Lacrosse Association (USWLA) and the Philadelphia Women’s Field Hockey Association, along with being a national official of lacrosse, hockey and basketball. In the coming years, she is hoping to publish a book that will provide information about her community, as it was the only place in America other than Philadelphia and New England where women participated in multiple sports, especially hockey, lacrosse and softball.

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