Ferguson will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks within the RU women’s basketball program, including budget, team travel, equipment, community relations, development of camp programs, and working as a liaison with the marketing and promotions staff.
“I am very excited to have Mya join our staff,” Stringer said. “She brings a youthful enthusiasm to our office, as well as experience in the marketing and promotion of women’s basketball.”
Ferguson most recently spent the last two seasons as the women’s basketball operations intern at Tennessee, assisting in the day-to-day office duties associated with the program, including several recruiting-related tasks. She also served as a camp coach and the travel coordinator for the 2001 and 2002 Pat Head Summitt Basketball Camps and served as the camp coordinator of the 2000 Sanya Tyler Girls Basketball Camp in Washington, DC.
Ferguson served as head manager at Howard University as an undergraduate from 1998-99, coordinating film exchange, and assisting with both travel responsibilities and film breakdown.
“I am very pleased to have this opportunity at Rutgers,” Ferguson said. “I truly hope to take full advantage of this opportunity and I plan to do whatever I can to help this team reach its goals.”
Ferguson graduated from Howard magna cum laude in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in sports administration. She received a master’s degree in exercise science with a concentration in sport management from Tennessee this spring.