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Hilary Cox

Hilary Cox

Hilary Cox was named the Associate Athletics Director for Administration at the University of South Carolina in August 2021. Her primary responsibilities include overseeing the department’s name, image, likeness efforts as well as assisting with oversight and planning of special projects within the department. She serves as the sport administrator for the Gamecock softball program.

Cox previously worked in the Office of Compliance Services overseeing the day-to-day operations, as well as providing legislative interpretations to all South Carolina coaches and staff. She served as the compliance liaison for several sports, including football, women’s basketball, and baseball.

She served in many roles in the Office of Compliance Service since joining the department in June 2014. Before arriving at the University of South Carolina, she began her career at the University of Tennessee where she was a graduate extern for two years.

Cox is originally from Atlanta, Ga. She was a four-year softball student-athlete at the University of North Georgia where she earned her bachelor’s degree in business management in 2012. She was on the Division II National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for three years and served as the chair of Division II National SAAC for one year. Cox earned her Master of Science in sports management from the University of Tennessee in 2014.

Hilary is a 2023 inductee to the University of North Georgia Athletics Hall of Fame and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Nighthawks Athletic Club.