A former Lady Builder basketball standout who played two years
of professional basketball, one in Finland and one in Australia,
Keisha Pexton enters her fifth year as the Athletic Director at The
Pexton worked for two years as an Electrical Planner on CVN 76 Ronald Reagan before becoming a Craft Instructor at the school for Production Planner Apprenticeship Program in 2005.
She stayed with the Lady Builders as an Assistant Coach until the start of the 2005-06 season when she moved into the role of Academic Coordinator for both basketball teams. Her duties for The Apprentice School changed again in 2007 when she became a Craft Instructor for the Modeling and Simulation and Nuclear Test Technician Apprenticeship Programs and she was supervising three of the advanced programs until she took over as Athletic Director in March of 2008.
A native of Virginia Beach and a Salem High School graduate, Pexton earned her undergraduate degree in Organizational Leadership and Management in May of 2004 from Regent University and her master’s degree in Human Resource Development at George Washington University in December of 2006.
As a former Lady Builder, she held the school blocked shots per game record for a career and finished second in career blocked shots. She is also ranked third in career rebounding average, sixth in career scoring average and ninth in career rebounds. Pexton has one son, Andrew (7).