A native of Wilmington, Katie Lange joined the UNCW athletic department as Executive Assistant to the Athletic Director in March of 2011. Lange previously worked at NC State, where she served as the Recruiting Assistant for the football program. Lange attended Meredith College in Raleigh. She then transferred to NCSU and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 2007, with a concentration in Marketing. She also minored in Sports Management. Lange and her husband, Albie, live in the Wilmington area with their Rottweiler mix, Finley, and recent adoptee, Peggy the Rottweiler.