Charlie Ball Burrell

Charlie  Ball Burrell

Associate Director

Alma Mater:
Mississippi State University

Charlie Ball began her career in 2009 as an academic intern at the University of Mississippi. Ball was promoted in 2010 to tutorial coordinator, learning specialist in 2012, assistant director in 2013 and her current title of associate director in 2015. She is now responsible for overseeing the academic enrichment side of Student-Athlete Development, which includes the tutorial program, testing and accommodations and five learning specialists. She was a 2013 participant of the N4A’s Professional Development Institute: Learning Specialist Track. 

Prior to her move into the academic setting, Ball served as a graduate assistant for recreational services at Jackson State University. While at Jackson State, Ball helped create the building and program layout for child care services for patrons participating in recreational sports programming. Ball also took over member services, payroll duties and assisting with overseeing all building supervisors. 

Ball got her start in athletics as a marketing intern for women sports at Mississippi State University, while working as a building supervisor at the Joe Frank Sanderson Center. Her duties included promoting women’s sports, assisting with daily facility operations and event set up. 

Ball attended Alcorn State University and later graduated from Mississippi State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in physical education. The Foxworth, Mississippi native has two sons, Albert and Cedric. 




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