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Personal Profile: Chalese Connors

Name: Chalese Connors

Occupation: director of athletics at Texas Woman’s University


Birth date and place: Nov. 9, San Antonio

Family: husband, Sean, 49, and daughter, Makenna, 9 1/2

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: being part of the student-athlete’s life from the time she comes to TWU ... and then ultimately congratulating her at graduation.

My business philosophy is: Do to others as you would have them do to you, and surround yourself with positive people who challenge you to be your best every day.

If I could, I’d be a: sports psychologist.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Mother Theresa, Michelangelo, Robin Williams and Sting.

My hobbies are: enjoying movies with family, cheering for the Rangers and Pioneers, being a Junior Girl Scout troop leader and watching sports.

I wish I knew how to: draw.

My worst habit is: being impatient.

Nobody knows I: was on ESPN holding a thermometer on the field at the Cotton Bowl for a World Cup game in 1994.

My guilty pleasure is: organic dark chocolate.

I drive a: Honda Odyssey.

I’d like to be driving a: hybrid van.

My favorite restaurant is: Lucy’s Moms on Main in Aubrey and El Guapo’s — I have two!

I’m happiest when: someone else does the cooking.

I regret: I have no regrets.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: take care of my church and my family.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: establishing a Catholic high school.

When I retire, I plan to: volunteer more and travel.

Community activities: member of Immaculate Conception Catholic School Advisory Council, Girl Scout leader, member of the United Way of Denton County Board of Directors, one of the TWU representatives to the Denton Chamber of Commerce and member of the Greater Denton Sports Commission Board of Directors.