Office location: 1200 West Broad Street, Room 146
Sofia Hiort-Wright, Ph.D., joined the VCU athletics department full time in 2002. She oversees all support services for VCU student-athletes, provides academic and personal counseling, and monitors the academic progress and eligibility of the athletes under NCAA rules.
A former women’s tennis player for the Rams and a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics, Hiort-Wright received her bachelor’s from VCU in 1998, her master’s in social work in 1999 and her Ph.D. in education in 2006.
Hiort-Wright is a native of Uppsala, Sweden, and spent eight years on the country’s national team. Hiort-Wright and her husband, Mervyn, have two children, Olivia and Noah.