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Erika Hanson Barnes
Position: Senior Associate Athletics Director
Phone: 520.626.8443
Email: ebarnes@arizona.edu

Erika Hanson Barnes began her tenure with Arizona Athletics in 2005. Barnes currently holds the position of Senior Associate Athletics Director and is also the NCAA-designated Senior Woman Administrator. Her duties include the oversight of the internal operations of all 20 varsity sports including C.A.T.S. student-athlete services (medical services, strength and conditioning, academics and life skills), while serving as sports supervisor for 16 programs. She is a current member of the Pac-12 Council, which governs and regulates all Pac-12 policies. Barnes also chairs and is a member of several Pac-12 committees. In addition to her administrative duties, Barnes is actively engaged in identifying, screening and securing major gifts for the department's fundraising arm, the Wildcat Club.

Previously, Barnes served as Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Major Gifts from 2011-13. In that role, she oversaw all the regional development efforts and specifically handled major gifts in the Phoenix area. Additionally, she was the sports supervisor for the soccer and softball programs as well as the co-chair for the department's equity committee.

Barnes also served as Associate Athletics Director for Development, Assistant Athletics Director for Development and Assistant Director of Development/Major Gifts. Before entering the development world, she worked in the marketing department as a marketing associate for two years, when she oversaw the marketing efforts for women's basketball, softball and football's Fan Fiesta.

A former softball player at Arizona who was part of the 2001 National Championship team, Barnes graduated in 2001 with a B.S. in Communications and a minor in American Sign Language and was a NFCA Scholar-Athlete All-American. In 2010, she received a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) through the UA's Eller College of Management. Barnes has also served as the color analyst for the IMG radio broadcasts of Arizona Softball games.

Barnes is married to former Wildcat All-America golfer Andy Barnes. The couple has one daughter, Tillie.

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