Anne Monk
Anne Monk

Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics

Alma Mater:
Coastal Carolina, 1984

Anne Trainer Monk has been with Coastal Carolina University since 1989. Prior to her appointment as special assistant to the director of athletics in 2011, she served as special assistant to President DeCenzo and director of executive communication. She also has held the positions of associate vice president for government relations, assistant vice president for marketing communications, and director of public information. She is an occasional instructor of English and journalism at the university.

Previously, she was a broadcast editor with the Associated Press while she was a graduate student studying journalism at the University of South Carolina, and she was the managing editor of two community newspapers in South Carolina. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from USC Coastal Carolina College in 1984 and is completing a master's degree in communications management from Syracuse University.

She is originally from Burlington, Vt., and has one son, George.