Member Celebrations

Shout Outs

​Samantha Huge Joins RealResponse and More News!

Real Response has named Samantha Huge as its new executive director of collegiate accounts and more member news!

​New Women AD, Commissioner and More!

A new AD, new commissioner and more member news!

Three Women Leaders Named to NACDA Hall of Fame and More!

THREE Women Leaders have been named to the NACDA's Hall of Fame Class of 2021, including TWO Women Leaders Past Presidents and more member news!

Dena Freeman-Patton Named Cal State Dominguez Hills AD and More News

#KickingGlass! Congratulations to #E!17 grad Dena Freeman-Patton on being named associate vice president and director of athletics at California State University, Dominguez Hills and more news!

Diana Sabau Named Big Ten Deputy Commissioner and More!

Diana Sabau Named Big Ten Deputy Commissioner and More!

Two Athletic Director Announcements and More Member News!

Two Athletic Director Announcements and More Member News!

Sherri Privitera Featured in SBJ and More Member News!

#SheLeads! Check out Women Leaders' longtime friend and partner Sherri Privitera in the latest issue of the Sports Business Journal and more news!

Kim Schuette Named Associate Director of Athletics and More!

Incredible! Kim Schuette is named the associate director of athletics for administration & senior woman administrator at Southeast Missouri State University and more news!

Moore Named Executive Director and More!

Moore Named Executive Director and More!

Chevonne Mansfield Talks Sports Leadership and More!

Chevonne Mansfield Talks Sports Leadership and More!


Rising Stars Spotlight: Megan Cullinane

Megan Cullinane is the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Athlete Welfare at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Discovering Connection: How IAA Grad, Toni-Ann Derby, Turned Challenge into Opportunity

Being an athlete and a fan of sports is common in the United States but pursuing it as your life’s profession is not. For Toni-Ann Derby, 2020 graduate of the NCAA/Women Leaders in College Sports Institute for Administrative Advancement (IAA), this r

Rising Stars Spotlight: Sierra Hassel

Sierra Hassel currently attends the University of Texas at Austin to earn my M.Ed. in Sports Management while interning at Women Leaders in College Sports in Partnerships & Development.

Rising Stars Spotlight: Abri Forrest

Abri Forrest is an Athletic Academic Coordinator at Lindenwood University, where she serves eight teams. Forrest is a graduate of Western Kentucky, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and Master of Science in Recreation and

Rising Stars Spotlight: Brianna Smith

Brianna Smith is a second-year graduate student in the College Student Personnel Master's Program while currently serving as the Graduate Assistant for Leadership and Service and as the Graduate Intern for Athletics Human Resources at the University

Rising Stars Spotlight: Shae Labbe

Shae Labbe currently serves as the Women Leaders Marketing Intern and formally was the Creative and Digital Strategy Postgraduate Intern at the NCAA. A former ice hockey student-athlete and dual major at Colgate University, Shae discovered her passio

Rising Stars Spotlight: Carrie Shearer

Carrie Shearer, a native of State College, Pennsylvania, spent her childhood as a classically trained dancer with a passion for collegiate athletics. While attending school at Duquesne University, she took those passions and turned them into experien

Rising Stars Spotlight: Taylor Wilson

Our June Rising Stars Spotlight features Taylor Wilson, a fourth-year kinesiology major and softball student-athlete at the University of Maryland (UMD), College Park, pursuing a career in sports.

Rising Stars Spotlight: Maddi Cumpston

Our May Rising Stars Spotlight features Maddi Cumpston, recent M.Ed. - Intercollegiate Athletics Administration graduate from Oklahoma State University.

Rising Stars Spotlight: Sarah Vollaro

Our April Rising Stars Spotlight features Sarah Vollaro, Senior Program Associate of Student-Athlete Development at George Washington University