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Catherine Ayers

Catherine Ayers

Assistant Director of Aquatics
  • (919) 962-0768
  • catherineayers@unc.edu

Catherine was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She made her way to Chapel Hill, N.C., where she received a B.S. in Biology in 1998. After completing her undergraduate degree, she stayed in Chapel Hill to become the graduate assistant for UNC Aquatics and earn her M.S. in Recreation Administration, specializing in Aquatics in 2000. After leaving UNC, Catherine worked in the Aquatics Program of the Intramural and Recreational Sports Department at UVA before moving back to N.C. to become the aquatics director at a YMCA in North Raleigh. She has come home again to work as the aquatics director for UNC, joining the Campus Recreation staff in September 2014.