A former LSU football standout, Verge Ausberry joined the athletics administrative staff in August 2001 as the Associate Athletics Director for Operations, was appointed to the position of Senior Associate Athletics Director in May 2006, and serves as Deputy Director of Athletics since 2015.
Ausberry supervises and is responsible for football operations, football scheduling and football management. He also oversees the LSU men's and women's track and field programs, the equipment staff, the strength and conditioning staff, the Dr. Martin Broussard training room, the video department and football game management. Ausberry also assists the LSU President's office in external and governmental affairs.
Ausberry, from New Iberia, La., played inside linebacker for the Tigers, lettering in 1986-89. He was part of two SEC championship teams, playing on teams that went to four bowl games.
Before joining the LSU athletic administration, he was very closely involved in the athletic program, first serving for almost seven years as a member of LSU's highly regarded Academic Center for Athletes.
After leaving the Academic Center, he moved in July 1999 to the Tiger Athletic Foundation staff as part of LSU's fundraising arm.
Ausberry received his Bachelor of Science degree in education in May of 1990, his Master of Education degree in May of 1992 and his specialist in higher education administration in 2004. He is presently a doctoral candidate in higher education administration at LSU. He is married to the former Cheri Morial of New Orleans and they have two boys, Austin (11) and Jaiden(10).