Lauren Ames joined the St. Mark's Athletic Department in 2011 and is currently the Associate Director of Athletics. In addition to her athletic duties, Lauren teaches chemistry, serves as the Head Girls' Varsity Basketball Coach, and Head Girls' Varsity Soccer Coach. Lauren earned her B.S. in Chemistry and her M. Ed. in Educational Leadership from St. Lawrence University. She was a two-sport Varsity athlete in soccer and basketball at St. Lawrence, earning the role of captain on both teams. Lauren worked as the Assistant Women's Basketball Coach at St. Lawrence before coming to St. Mark's. She also serves as the house head in Thieriot North.