LaToya Ballard joined the Georgia Tech Athletic Association student services team in September 2016 as an academic coordinator. She was promoted to assistant director of academic services in February 2017.
Ballard came to The Flats after working three years as assistant director for academic advisor at fellow Atlantic Coast Conference member Florida State University from 2013-16.
Prior to joining the ACC at FSU, Ballard served as an athletic academic counselor at Mississippi State University from 2011-13 after working as a graduate assistant and intern at the University of Central Florida from 2009-11.
Ballard (formerly Williams) graduated with a bachelor's degree in physical education teaching and coaching from UCF in 2007 and then went on to earn her master's degree in sport and fitness administration and management from UCF in 2010.