Sarah Lawless enters her second year with the Notre Dame football program and first as coordinator of on-campus recruiting. In her current role, Lawless assists recruiting coordinator Tony Alford and director of player personnel Dave Peloquin in the recruiting department. She organizes all official and unofficial visits by prospective student-athletes, manages compliance and academic records for recruits, oversees student workers and helps organize and direct gameday recruiting efforts.
Lawless worked for the football program as the assistant to director of operations Chad Klunder from 2010-12 while she attended graduate school at Notre Dame. Lawless assisted Klunder with daily logistics, travel preparations plus organization and management of football summer camps.
Lawless earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Notre Dame. She graduated with a finance degree in 2008 and earned a Master's in non-profit business administration in July 2012.
While an undergraduate, Lawless was a student manager all four years. She worked with the football team in her first three years at Notre Dame and was the senior manager for the women's basketball team in 2007-08. Lawless also was involved in hall government and the student international business council at Notre Dame.
A native of Morristown, N.J., Lawless resides in South Bend and is a member of the Notre Dame Monogram Club.