Staff


Tyrone Lockhart
CEO




 

Tyrone Lockhart was named chief executive officer of the Advocates for Athletic Equity on February 2, 2015. Prior to assuming this role, he was an assistant director in the championships group at the NCAA national office where he was responsible for directing, managing and executing the operations for various NCAA championships.

Lockhart served on the George Washington University men's basketball staff from 2006 through 2011. During his tenure at GW the Colonials captured the regular season championship, the Atlantic-10 tournament championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament and the College Basketball Invitational three out of the five seasons.

Lockhart spent 13 years with the United States Olympic Committee in various roles within the organization. He was manager of sports partnerships in the sports performance division of the USOC and was responsible for working with National Governing Bodies to develop strategic plans and athlete development programs at the Olympic Games. Prior to that Lockhart was the senior manager of value-in-kind programs where he managed all sponsorship VIK contracts totaling $260 million. He also cultivated key sponsor relationships to implement joint marketing programs which enhancing the USOC brand in the marketplace.

Lockhart is credited as being one of the founders of the USOC F.L.A.M.E. Program which is a minority youth leadership initiative focused on educating and exposing youth to the Olympic Movement. The program also helps the youth become leaders in their own communities.

Lockhart earned a Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M; University at Kingsville and was a graduate assistant basketball coach while there. He is a 1987 graduate of Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Lockhart also played on the Hoyas' 1984 NCAA Championship basketball team and the 1985 NCAA Championship finalist team. Lockhart resides in Indianapolis.



 

Monica Maxwell
Manager of Events and Membership
Monica Maxwell was named the Manager of Events and Membership on January 4, 2016. Prior to joining AAE, she was an Athletic Director in Indiana for six years at the high school and middle school level.  Maxwell also worked as a DVSport Technician for Women?s Basketball at Vanderbilt University during the 2014-2015 season.
 
A 1999 graduate of Louisiana Tech University, she earned her Bachelor?s degree in Computer Information Systems and went on to earn a Master?s Degree in Physical Education/Athletic Administration from Indiana University.
 
Maxwell was a standout basketball player at Louisiana Tech earning a trip to the 1998 and 1999 Final Fours with the Lady Techsters, playing for the National Championship in 1998.  After college Maxwell played four years in the WNBA, spending her rookie campaign with the Washington Mystics and finishing her career with the Indiana Fever. With the Fever, Maxwell led the Eastern Conference and ranked second in the WNBA in 2000 when she made 62 three-pointers. She ranked eighth in the league that year with a mark of 86.2 percent from the free throw line. She also set a then-franchise record with 29 points against Los Angeles on June 22, 2000.  Monica is a former high school coach at Pike High School (IN) and collegiate basketball coach at Tulane University and California State University- Northridge.