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Janice Ruggiero
Position: Senior Associate Athletic Director/SWA
Experience: 24 Years

Janice Ruggiero is entering her 24th year at the University of New Mexico and 14th as UNM's Senior Woman Administrator. She serves as the school's Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Welfare. Ruggiero was promoted to associate athletic director on July 1, 2000.

Part of Ruggiero's duties as the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Welfare is the oversight of UNM's training room, the business office, the equipment room, the weight room and the compliance department. She is also the lead administrator for volleyball, women's basketball, men's and women's golf and softball. Prior to her appointment, Ruggiero spent four years in charge of compliance at UNM. She was a member of the NCAA Div. I Women's Basketball Committee from 2002-04. She is currently a member of the NCAA Legislative Council and the NCAA Women's basketball rules Committee.

Ruggiero was a member of the UNM women's basketball team as both a player and a coach. She played for the Lobos from 1984-87 until the program was discontinued, then transferred to the University of Hawaii for her senior season. Ruggiero was an assistant coach at UNM after the program's reinstatement from 1991-93.

Ruggiero graduated from UNM in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in Marketing and General Management. She completed her master's degree in Sports Administration during the summer of 1997. Ruggiero and her husband, Lenny, have two sons; Leonard Jordan (LJ) and Alex.

Tuesday, October 21
All Day - 
Men's Golf
at Tavistock Collegiate Invitational/Texas Tech & Central Florida
Thursday, October 23
7:00 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. Nevada
Friday, October 24
7:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Colorado State
Saturday, October 25
11:00 AM - 
Women's Swimming & Diving
vs. Northern Arizona
2:00 PM - 
Volleyball
vs. San Jose State
7:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer
vs. Old Dominion
Sunday, October 26
1:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Wyoming
Monday, October 27
All Day - 
Men's Golf
at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate/University of Baylor
Tuesday, October 28
All Day - 
Men's Golf
at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate/University of Baylor
Wednesday, October 29
6:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer
at UAB
Thursday, October 30
7:00 PM - 
Volleyball
at Boise State
Friday, October 31
All Day - 
Cross Country
at Mountain West Cross Country Championships
8:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at San Diego State
Saturday, November 01
3:30 PM - 
Football
at UNLV
7:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer
vs. Marshall
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