Lauren Bowler, a 2016 graduate of Stockton University, has joined the NJIT women's basketball staff as director of basketball operations.

Bowler got involved with coaching as an assistant coach for the Hazlet Rebels in June 2013, Jersey Shore Elite in April 2016 and Red Bank Regional High School in August 2016.

"I'm truly excited to have Lauren join our program as director of basketball operations," head coach Steve Lanpher commented. "Lauren played collegiately at Stockton University and has been heavily involved in New Jersey basketball both at the high school and AAU levels. Her character, personality, combined with her passion for the game, will be great building blocks to help support our student-athletes."