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Sasha Leeth

Sasha  Leeth

Hometown:
Paris, Ill.

Position:
Coordinator of Operations

Alma Mater:
Southern Illinois, 2010

Experience:
1st Season (2015-16)

Updated 9/2/15

Sasha Leeth, a former All-American thrower at Southern Illinois, is in her first season as the coordinator of operations for Ole Miss Track & Field. She oversees a variety of areas within the Rebel program, including managers, equipment, travel, scheduling, recruit planning, etc.

Leeth was a graduate assistant and the director of operations at her alma mater from 2010-12 under current Ole Miss coach Connie Price-Smith.

She joins the Rebel program after three years working outside of athletics. She was an intern in the criminal justice division of Metro Nashville (Tenn.) Human Resources as part of her master's degree, followed by a stint with the State Trial Courts in Davidson County, Tennessee, in which she was a case officer and then a program specialist in a probation program for adult felons with either violent charges, drug addictions or mental illness.

While at SIU, Leeth was an All-American in the hammer throw and weight throw in 2009-10, while also qualifying for both the NCAA Indoor Championships and Outdoor Championships as a junior and senior. She also earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in the hammer throw as a sophomore, junior and senior, while being named All-MVC in the weight throw all four years. She finished her career ranked third all-time in SIU history in both the hammer (62.99m/206-8) and weight (20.78m/68-2.25).

In addition to her athletic accolades, she was also named an MVC Scholar-Athlete on multiple occasions.

A native of Paris, Illinois, Leeth graduated from Southern Illinois in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in administration of justice and a minor in psychology. She completed her dual master's degree in public administration and sports studies/administration in 2014. She is the daughter of Eric and Linda Leeth.

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