Member Celebrations

Shout Outs

Felicia Martin Named Interim Senior Vice President and More News!

Felicia Martin named interim senior vice president of inclusion, education and community engagement and more member news!

Maisha Kelly Named Director of Athletics and More News!

Jocelyn Gates named senior associate athletics director at Ohio State University!

Five New Female ADs Across Divisions and More Member News!

EI13 Graduate Alanna Shanahan named the new director of athletics and recreation at the University of Pennsylvania!

Mollie Marcoux Samaan named LPGA Commissioner and more!

Mollie Marcoux Samaan has been named the new LGPA commissioner and more!

Val Ackerman Named to Naismith Hall of Fame and More!

#SheLeads! A huge congratulations to Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman on being named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction class of 2021 and more member news!

Angie Torain Named Director of Athletics and Recreation and more!

Angie Torain is named the director of athletics and recreation at University of Chicago and more news!

Kristy Bayer Named Director of Athletics and more!

Rockhurst University names Kristy Bayer director of athletics and more!

Jamie Boggs Named Vice President of Athletics and More!

Grand Canyon University names Jamie Boggs Vice President of Athletics and more news!

Dr. Erica Albertin named Goshen College Athletic Director and More News!

Goshen College has named Dr. Erica Albertin new Athletic Director and more news!

​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!


Rising Stars Spotlight: Jaide Hinds-Clarke

A 2020 graduate of the University of Richmond, Jaide Hinds-Clarke obtained a Bachelors of Arts in sociology and leadership with a minor in women, gender and sexuality studies. During her time in undergrad, Jaide was a basketball student athlete. Her

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.