Marcy Weston has spent 41 years as a major influence on intercollegiate athletics, both at Central Michigan University since 1972 and on a national level.
Weston oversees five sports - volleyball, soccer, field hockey, gymnastics and women's basketball - as Executive Associate Director of Athletics/Sport Administration at CMU. Her duties include supervising student-athlete services, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, student employment and department personnel. Weston served as Senior Associate Athletics Director from 1989 until 2011.
Well-known across the country, she served as the National Coordinator of NCAA Women's Basketball Officiating from 1986 to 2005. Weston has extensive officiating experience of her own, officiating the 1982 and 1984 NCAA Women's Basketball championship games. The National Association of Sport Officials honored Weston in 2008 as the first female to earn the Gold Whistle Award. The award recognizes an individual who significantly contributes to the betterment of officiating on a national level.
The NCAA recognized Weston in 1991 as one of nine major contributors to the first decade (1981-91) of NCAA women's basketball. Weston was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000, and four years later, was inducted into the CMU Athletics Hall of Fame, which is named in her honor.
Her career at CMU began as a coach for the field hockey, volleyball and women's basketball teams. Weston amassed a 419-143-15 record in 15 years at the helm of the volleyball program, while coaching three Mid-American Conference Players of the Year, 20 All-MAC student-athletes and seven academic All-MAC honorees. Her teams hold the program's single-season records for most wins (54 in 1981), best winning percentage (.864, 38-6 in 1982) and longest winning streak (13 matches in 1981).
Weston has received special recognition awards from the University of Dayton National Alumni Association (2000), the Michigan High School Athletic Association (2000) and the CMU Leadership Institute (2001). She was named National Collegiate Women Administrators Region V Administrator of the Year (1994), NCAA Regional Gymnastics Administrator of the Year (2003 & 2004) and was selected as CMU's nominee for the 2004 Michigan Distinguished Woman in Higher Education Leadership Award.
Weston graduated from Dayton with a Bachelor of Science degree and received her Master of Education from Kent State. She resides in Mount Pleasant and enjoys golfing, recreational travel and spending time with friends and family.