|Position:||Senior Associate AD/Chief of Staff|
Doug Justice joined the Georgia State Athletics Department in September 2014 and serves as Senior Associate A.D. and Chief of Staff.
Previously Justice spent nine years as an athletics staff member at Appalachian State working closely with current Georgia State Director of Athletics Charlie Cobb. He started at Appalachian State in 2006 as director of game operations and was promoted to Assistant AD/Chief of Staff in 2012. In 2014, he was promoted to associate athletics director.
In that role, Justice oversaw Appalachian State's game operations, strength and conditioning, athletic training and team services. He also served as the administrator for wrestling and men's and women's basketball and acted as the athletics department's liaison to a variety of campus committees and initiatives.
Prior to his arrival at Appalachian State, Justice was a four-year football letterwinner at North Carolina from 2002 to 2005. On the field, he made 22 starts at middle linebacker and was a freshman All-American in 2002. To cap his career, Justice became the first football student-athlete in North Carolina history to earn academic All-ACC recognition four times.
Justice graduated from UNC in 2005 after majoring in communications and psychology. He earned a master’s degree in Public Administration from Appalachian State in 2009.
A native of Manheim, Pa., Justice is married to the former Erin Griswold, who was a soccer standout at UC Santa Barbara (2002-03) and NC State (2004-05). Together they have two sons: Kevin and Eliott.