Jane Scheper Meier
Jane Scheper Meier
Year: ’73

Jane Scheper Meier was a standout athlete in volleyball, basketball, swimming, and tennis. She helped lead the Mount to its first two Ohio Intercollegiate Volleyball titles qualifying for the first ever DGWS (AIAW) national championship and its first Ohio Intercollegiate Basketball title. After graduating with a degree in physical education, Jane began her career teaching and coaching at Notre Dame Academy before moving to coach at the college level. At Northern Kentucky University she coached volleyball, softball and women’s basketball leading each sport to national tournament appearances and rankings and in 1988 she was appointed the athletics director. Under Jane’s leadership NKU won 20 NCAA regional championships, made 13 trips to the Final Four, made five championship game appearances, and won two national championships. She oversaw the construction of The Bank of Kentucky Center before retiring in 2009. She was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division II Athletics Directors Association.