Sue Petersen Lubow


Age: 61

the first female head coach and athletic director at a U.S. military service academy attaining both posts at the Merchant Marine Academy who achieved a combined record of 148-67 and produced two Division III NCAA national champions during her 11 years as coach at the academy in Kings Point, New York when she became head coach of the men's and women's swimming and diving teams shortly after joining the academy's athletics department in 1979, but who as athletic director for 25 years had expanded the number of sports in which the academy competed.

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

Born: March 28, 1954

Died: October 5, 2015

Manhasset, New York