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|Position:||Director of Basketball Operations|
|Alma Mater:||Michigan State '04|
Kate Senger is in her 10th year on the Duke women’s basketball staff as the director of basketball operations after spending two years on the Michigan State staff in a similar position. She served as the Spartan director of basketball operations intern from 2003-04.
Her duties at Duke include monitoring the program budget, scheduling and team travel in addition to assisting with event planning and directing the Duke Girls Basketball Camps.
A 2004 graduate of Michigan State, Senger served as a manager for the women’s basketball team as a student from 1999-2003. During the 2003-04 season, she was promoted to Director of Basketball Operations Intern, assisting with various duties pertaining to travel, marketing and promotions, game management and recruiting. She also worked as assistant camp director for MSU’s summer camps in 2002 and 2003.
After receiving her degree in kinesiology in 2004 from MSU, she was a Constituent Relations Aid for State Senator Michelle McManus. She was the database manager for more than 700 constituent cases, a legislative aid for the Commerce and Labor committee and a district relations aid, traveling between Lansing, Mich., and her district to attend functions with Senator McManus as her support person.
In the fall of 2004, Senger coached the St. Francis High School freshman girls’ basketball team, leading her squad to a 15-3 record.
Senger has also been active in the community, serving as a committee member for the Women Working Wonders-Sparrow Hospital Race, as a panel speaker for the Jackson Area Middle Schools Career Day Fair, a speaker at the Merrick Moore Elementary School Career Day, assisted in organizing and volunteered for the Ramblin’ Rose Half Marathon in Durham, helped oraganize Duke clincis at Extended School Year, visits to Camp Kaleidoscope and the Duke Childrens’s hospital.
Originally from Traverse City, Mich., Senger resides in Durham, N.C. She received her master’s degree from Duke in 2014.