Larry Arbaugh joined the athletic department in August, 2011 and currently serves on the senior athletic staff as the Associate AD for Administration. Larry has responsibility for athletic department Human Resources, various State, Federal, and NCAA reports, and strategic planning. Reporting to this office are the Athletic Performance and Sports Medicine departments. Larry additionally has sports supervision responsibility for volleyball and men’s golf.
Prior to joining the WCU athletic staff in 2004, Arbaugh founded VisionMOS International Inc., an engineering consulting firm in Mesa, Arizona. Prior to VisionMOS, Larry worked in a variety of engineering and managerial roles for Motorola from 1981 to 2003 in Chandler, Ariz.
Arbaugh received a BS from Western Carolina University in 1979, and an MS from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1981. Larry is married to the former Mary Brand, WCU '79 and they have one daughter Caroline, currently a lawyer in Washington, DC. Larry and Mary have been members of the Catamount Club since 1980.