This is the first year St. Vincent Pallotti High has had a separate athletic director for girls and boys teams. Lee Ann Elman, the girls athletic director, and Pat Courtemanche, who oversees the boys teams as AD, came from different background to take on their new roles at the private school.
Elman was a stay at-home mother in 2004 when she made several unplanned visits to St. Vincent Pallotti High, where her oldest of three daughters, Taryn, was a student.
"They were calling me a lot; she would have fainting spells," said Elman, who grew up in Rockville and had worked in finance before raising her children.
Elman, who lives in Beltsville, was making so many...