Melissa Cate is in her 14th year at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and her 12th in the Athletics Department. She serves as administrative assistant for athletics administration as well as the men's and women's golf teams.
Prior to UTC, Melissa was Pharmacy over the Counter Manager at Wal-Mart in Chattanooga. She worked 11 years for the well-known chain. During her collegiate studies, she worked as an intern with Girls INC providing office support and event assistance.
Cate earned a bachelor's degree in Human Services Management from UTC in December 1989. A Chattanooga native, she graduated from Tyner High School.
Her husband David works for the health care provider Unum. The couple has been married for more than 20 years and resides in Harrison. Both are avid Mocs fans working football games and are always seen at basketball and wrestling contests.
Updated July 2014.