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Assistant Professor of Physical Education

Ed.D, Education Leadership & Management, Capella University
M.A., Education, East Carolina University
B.S., Health and Physical Education, East Carolina University

Email: sbyrd@tusculum.edu
Campus Phone: Ext. 5279
Came to Tusculum: 2010

Suzanne Byrd returns to the Tusculum College as a member of the faculty and as cross country coach, having previously served as the Pioneers’ women’s basketball coach from 2000-05.

Byrd was an honor student throughout her academic career, beginning at Louisburg College, where she graduated with her associate’s degree of arts in 1986.  At Louisburg, she lettered in basketball and softball and was an All-Region catcher. She later earned her B.S. in Health and Physical Education in 1989 and her M.Ed. in 1990, both from East Carolina University. She earned an Ed.D in Educational Leadership and Management from Capella University.

Byrd is an avid runner and cyclist, having participated in several marathons and triathlons during her career.  For the last five years, she has also been a college basketball official for the South Atlantic Conference, Conference Carolinas, Appalachian Athletic Conference, Old Dominion Athletic Conference and the Mid-South Conference.