Commitment Award Honorees

The Commitment Award recognizes an athletics administrator below the senior ranking level (3-5 years administrative experience) who is committed to providing high-level leadership and guidance within intercollegiate athletics, goes beyond the call of duty, and provides outstanding service to their department, conference office, or organization.

2008
NCAA DI-FBS: Lori Hays, Assistant Athletic Director for Operations, Boise State University
NCAA DI-FCS: Michelle Roppeau, Director of Academic Services, University of California, Davis
NCAA DI: Cindi Nagai, Associate Athletic Director for Student Support Services, University of Denver
NCAA DII: Ann Martin, Associate Director of Athletics, Regis University
NCAA DIII: Erin Barney, Assistant Director of Athletics, Rutgers University Camden
NAIA/NJCAA/CC: Staci Schottman, Director of Public Relations & Communications, NAIA

2009
NCAA DI-FBS:Lindy Roberts, Director of Event Management, University of Oklahoma
NCAA DI-FCS: Ann-Marie Guglieri, Assistant Director of Athletics and Compliance Officer, Colgate University
NCAA DI-FCS: Michelle Bronner, Director of Compliance, University of North Florida
NCAA DII: Meghan Barter, Senior Assistant Athletic Director, University of West Florida
NCAA DIII: Carol Cantele, Assistant Director of Athletics/SWA/Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Gettysburg University

2010
NCAA DI-FBS: Dayna Scherf, Assistant Commissioner-Championships, Big 12 Conference
NCAA DII: Sarah Meier, Assistant Commissioner, RMAC
NCAA DIII: Jessica Gould, Assistant Director of Athletics, Regis College (at time of nomination)
Conference/Organization: Jacklyn Driscoll, Director of Marketing, Communications and Web Technology, NACWAA

2011
Jackie Luszczek, Women’s Basketball Coach, Lacrosse Coach and SWA, The Sage Colleges

2012
Cynthia Rail, Associate AD for Compliance and Student-Athlete Support Services, University of Denver

2013
Binh Nguyen, Associate Director of Membership Services, NCAA

2014
Katie McGann, Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and Student Services, University of California, San Diego

2015
Erin Adkins, Assistant Director of Compliance, University of San Diego

2016
Dr. Kristina Navarro, Assistant Athletic Director for Leadership Development, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2017
Lindsay Jaffe, Assistant AD for Sport Services, University of Cincinnati

2018
Jessica Gray, Student Athlete Development Associate, George Washington University

2019
Dr. Tiese Roxbury, Assistant Director of Research, Assessment, and Academic Success and Educational Research Scientist, NCAA