About Feature 1

People A-Z

Debora Lazorik

Debora Lazorik

Associate Professor of Business & Economics

Dept: Business & Economics




Office: Thomas 122A

Degrees: B.A. College of St. Francis, M.S. George Williams College

Year appointed: 1980

Ms. Lazorik has more than 30 years of experience in higher education. She currently serves as the coordinator of the sports management major, teaching many sport-related courses and overseeing the internship program. Lazorik spent more than 25 years as a coach, teacher and administrator at Marietta. She has served on several NCAA committees and had a leadership role in the Ohio Athletic Conference by bringing women's athletics in as members in 1985.

She was the College's full-time athletics director from 1991-2007. She worked tirelessly at helping Marietta focus on equity and fundraising in the athletic department. She is the winningest women's basketball coach at Marietta with 131 victories in 12 seasons. She also coached volleyball for six seasons.

In 1988, she received the Professional Achievement Award from the St. Francis Alumni Association. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the College of St. Francis in 1977 and her Master of Arts in Recreation Administration from George Williams College in 1984.