Catherine Policastro joined VCU Athletics as the Special Events and Fulfillment Director in August 2017. Catherine oversees the planning and execution of all special events for the athletic department, in addition to managing donation and fulfillment requests with various constituents.
Prior to VCU, Catherine spent one year as the Suites and Events Graduate Intern for the Virginia Athletics Foundation. In this role, she provided hospitality to suite holders for football, basketball and baseball games at the University of Virginia and assisted with the coordination of special events for the VAF.
Catherine got her start in college athletics as an undergraduate student at James Madison University, where she worked in both the Athletics Communications and Student-Athlete Services offices. Additionally, she served as the founding president of the school’s chapter of the Association for Women in Sports Media from 2014-2016.
A native of Bayonne, New Jersey, Catherine received her Master’s of Higher Education, concentrating in collegiate athletic administration, from the University of Virginia in 2017 and graduated cum laude from James Madison University with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts & Design in 2016.