Introducing New Athletics Leadership

Team Cairn 2 Last spring, with the close of the 2013-14 athletic year and the celebration of its team and individual accomplishments, the Cairn University Athletics Department turned with full attention to the upcoming 2014-15 campaign. As coaches reviewed the 2013-14 athletic year and discussed upcoming opportunities, several in the room began to refer to the effort as a “Team Cairn” approach. The term quickly emerged as a unifying focus for both the end-of-year meetings and the hiring of new staff that took place this summer. It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you those who will be leading Team Cairn into the future of Cairn Highlander Athletics.
After three years as Assistant Athletic Director and a semester as Interim Athletic Director, Laura Behnke has been appointed to the position of Acting Athletic Director. Behnke is a skilled administrator and visionary for the department. She also serves as the women’s soccer coach, leading last year’s team to an East Region Championship and a 4th place finish at the NCCAA National Tournament.
READ MORE about the new leadership of “Team Cairn,” including three more newly appointed director positions, at


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