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Dr. Charles Whitcomb Leadership Institute Participants and Alumni

Since its inception in 2002, the Dr. Charles Whitcomb Leadership Institute has produced more than 300 alumni. As a way of continually engaging both past and current NCAA Leadership Institute participants as they move along their career paths, institute alumni are encouraged to attend annual programming.

Class of 2002

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Patrick Carter GEICO Agency Owner
Gregory M. Turner Sports Management/Event Management Amateur Athletic Union
Joseph Manhertz Duke University Assistant Director of Athletics/ Iron Dukes Major Gifts
David L. Graham The Ohio State University Associate Athletic Director/Asst Provost, Student-Athlete Success
Corey L. Holliday University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Associate Athletics Director
Thornton E. Shelton Jr. (TJ) Ohio State University Associate Athletics Director - Sport Administration
Gerald L. Young Carleton College Athletic Director
Craig B. Curry Owner Craig Curry Consulting
Darren J. Hamilton Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (Former AD at 3 NCAA institutions) Curriculum Specialist
Anton E. Goff St. John's University Director of Athletics
David W. Harris University of Northern Iowa Director of Athletics
Benjamin Allen Ramapo College of New York Former Assistant Director of Athletics/Head Softball Coach
Duer M. Sharp Southwestern Athletic Conference Former Commissioner
George L. Bright Elizabeth City State University Former Director of Athletics
Samuel A. Hanger North Carolina Dept of Health P.E. Human Services Employee Working as a Lecturer
Demetrius H. Marlowe The Salvation Army Recreation Manager at Salvation Army Kroc Center
Robert C. Collins Northern Illinois University Former Deputy Director of Athletics
Jon K. Oliver Consultant Retired/NCAA Consultant
Arthur J. Hightower II Los Angeles Chargers Sr. Director of Player Engagement
Damani Leech NFL VP for Football Strategy and Business Development

Class of 2003

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Keith Grant The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Former Assistant Director of Athletics
Joseph McIver Morgan State University Assistant Athletics Director for Facilities and Operations
David Flores Big 12 Conference Assistant Commissioner for Governance/Academics
Manny Hendrix University of Utah Associate A.D. Development
Walter A. Moore Jr. Grand Valley State University Associate Athletic Director/Life Skills
George Smith North Carolina Central University Associate Athletics Director for Facilities/Event Ops & Director of Strength & Conditioning
Patrick Hairston Sun Belt Conference Associate Commissioner/Compliance & Governance
Kevin Porter Mansfield, Ohio Athletic Director
Troy Arthur NCAA Director of Academics and Membership Affairs
Mark Alnutt University of Buffalo Director of Athletics
Devin S. Crosby Lynn University Director of Athletics
Bryan L. Hicks Alabama A&M Director of Athletics
Darryl Pope Baltimore City Community College Director of Athletics
Lonnie Folks Maryville University Director of Athletics and Recreation
Steven Neil Ohio High School Athletic Association Director of Corporate Development
Curtis J. Hollomon Consultant Private Business Owner
Dell D. Robinson Spelman Johnson Search Associate-Athletic Practice
Timothy Wise University of Miami (Florida) Senior Associate Athletics Director, Facilities and Events Operations
Anthony Q. Dean North Central High School SPED Teacher, MSDWT, Defensive Coordinator
Roger Bell  University of Miami Former Assistant Athletic Director and Academics

Class of 2004

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Jason M. Williams Maryville University Assistant Dean (Business)/Director of Rawlings Sport Business Management Program/Assistant Professor of Sport Business Management
Nathaniel Colon Michigan State University Assistant Director, Student Athlete Multicultural Programming
David Mines Columbia University in the City of New York Associate Athletics Director and Sport Program Administrator
Sohail Agboatwala Troy University Associate Vice Chancellor of International Operations
Ricardo Hooper West Los Angeles College Athletic Director
Terrence "Terry" Hines Law office of Terrence S. Hines Attorney
Byron Clark Indiana University, Purdue University Business Manager
Kevin D. White Northwestern University Deputy Director of Athletics (Chief Financial Officer)
Leon Smith  University of Kentucky Former Director of Basketball Operations
Troy Peace Georgia Tech, College of Computing Director of Community
Christopher Howard NCAA Director of Enforcement, Football Group
Bradley Walker NBA Development League Head of Basketball Operations
Timothy "Tim" Clark Indiana Mentoring Partnership at Indiana Youth Inst. Program Manager
Gary Smith City College of New York Former Assistant Athletics Director
Donald Reed SUNY - Buffalo Senior Associate Athletics Director for Athletic and Academic Performance
Jerome Rodgers ASUN Conference Senior Associate Athletics Director/Sports Administration
John W. Greene  Pennsylvania State University  Former Associate Director of Development
Machli Joseph  Bernard M. Baruch College/ City University of New York Conference Former Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations
Richard "Pete" Moore  Southern Conference Former Assistant Commissioner/ Marketing and Development
Paul Patterson Augusta State University Former Assistant Athletics Media Director

Class of 2005

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Wheeler Brown Fort Valley State University Assistant Athletic Director for Operations
Keith Merritt II Lincoln University Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Support Services
Bradley Taylor NCAA Assistant Director, Men's Basketball
Marvin Green, Jr. Florida A&M University Associate Athletic Director
Fernandez (Percy) West University of Alabama Birmingham Associate Athletics Director-Student-Athlete Services
James Garland NCAA Associate Director of Enforcement
Victor Hill NCAA Associate Director, Community Programs
Nigel Roberts University of Connecticut Coordinator, Business Services in Recreation
Steve King Northwestern University Former Academic Advisor/ Tutorial Coordinator
Damon Arnold Grand Valley State University Director for Academic Services
Michael Hill UNC Charlotte Director of Athletics
Vince Baldemor Hawai'i Pacific University Executive Director of Athletics
Julius Holt Mary C. O'Brein School District High School Counseling Director
Ayodele Taylor-Dixon Georgia Tech Senior Associate AD / External Operations
David Wyman University of Miami (Florida) Senior Associate Athletics Director - Academic Services
Bryant Carter University of Alabama Birmingham Senior Associate Athletics Director - Chief Financial Officer
Koshà (Andraveka ) Irby Alliance of American Football Team President Memphis Express
Robert Constant Georgian Court University Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Class of 2006

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Queen Frazier  Virginia Union University Former Head Volleyball Coach
Lisa Napoleon (Salgado) University of Arizona Adjunct Lecturer in Sports Management, Director of Women's Basketball Operations
Christine Jackson Mississippi State University Assistant A.D. for Academics
Merlene Aitken Clayton State University Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance & Student Services
Paula Jackson Hampton University Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance & Student-Services/SWA
Markesha S. Henderson (McWilliams) University of West Georgia Assistant Professor, Sport Management, Wellness, and Physical Education
Shonna Brown Conference USA Associate Commissioner for Business Affairs/CFO
Keri Gaither Focus: HOPE Chief Development Officer
Venera Flores-Stafford The Michael Finley Foundation Chief Financial Officer
Diane Torres Saks Fifth Avenue Construction Coordinator
Deneé Riveria Barracato York College (Cardinals) Director of Athletics and Recreation
E Campbell CIAA Former Senior Associate Commissioner
Betty Hayes-Anthony Pine Bluff School District Head Cross Country/Assistant Softball Coach
Lori Williams Buckner Sports Law Partner and Vice President
Melody Webb Norfolk State University Senior Associate AD for Administration/SWA
Karin Lee Ball State University Senior Associate AD/SWA
Carole Walker Louisiana State University Senior Associate Director of Academic Area, Academic Center for Student Athletes
Jaunelle White Indiana University-Purdue University Senior Associate Athletic Director/ SWA
Sylvia Barnier  Moorehead University Former Interim Director of Athletics

Class of 2007

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Donyale Canada Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Assistant AD for Compliance/SWA
Tiffani Sykes Grambling State University Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance
Francesca Green University of Arizona Assistant Coach of Men's and Women's Sprints and Relays (Track & Fields)
Paula Buckhaulter NCAA Assistant Director, Championships and Alliances
Joni Davidson Williamson NCAA Assistant Director of Academic and Membership Affairs
Kim Ross-Watkins Morgan State University Assistant to Athletic Director/Director of Life Skills
C. Diane Dennis NCAA Associate Director, Enforcement Administration
Danita Fox Brittingham - Midtown Aquatic Center (VA) Coordinator of Aquatic Programs
Kristene Kelly Keene State University Director of Athletics and Recreation
Tamica Smith-Jones UC Riverside Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Leah DeCosta NYU Stern Director, Alumni Relations
Torie Johnson Southeastern Conference Executive Director, SECU
Amy Lord Army Center for Enhanced Performance (Fort Gordon) Lead Master Resilience Trainer-Performance Expert
Erika Austin Purdue University Manager, Trademarks and Licensing
Deborah F. Paul Baton Rouge Bridge Academy, LA Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) Scholarship and Grant Director
Denisha Hendricks Beverly and Associates Senior Associate
Jill Redmond Atlantic 10 Conference Senior Associate Commissioner, NCAA Compliance & Governance, Student Services
Maisha Palmer (Kelly) Bucknell University Senior Associate Director of Athletics/SWA
Shawn Polk TD Garden Senior Manager of GuestPath and Guest Services
LaChina Robinson ESPN Family of Networks, Fox Broadcasting, NBA TV (Turner) Sports Broadcaster/Sports Analyst
Trena Anderson (Harris) University of Kansas Former Assistant Director of Certification/ Director of Basketball Operations
Felicia Martin NCAA Vice President, Eligibility Center
Andrea Wright-Broussard    
Daryl Gibbs University of Indianapolis Academic Advisor for Math, Science and Social Science

Class of 2008

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Shawn Gooden Morgan State University Assistant AD for Financial Operations
Jamar Ross Cleveland State University Associate AD for Business Affairs
Peyton Owens III University of Minnesota Associate AD for Student-Athlete Development/ Diversity & Inclusion
Dwight Lewis Wake Forest University Associate AD, Communications and Alumni Relations
Keon Banks Sheldon ISD AVID Assistant Principal
Roy Brown University of Illinois Springfield Deputy Athletic Director
Reshauna Cobb NCAA Director of Academic and Membership Affairs
Christyn Abaray Lawrence University Director of Athletics
Jim Sarra University of Illinois-Springfield Director of Athletics
Anna Barber Barber and Associates, LLC. Founder and Principal Consultant
Ayanna Penn East Iberville High School Guidance Counselor, East Iberville High School
Jermaine Holmes PRA Health Sciences Manager of Project Administration
Layla McCall Novant Health Physical Therapist/Certified Athletic Trainer
Kelvin Ford City of Atlanta Program Supervisor
Natasha Oakes University of North Texas Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
Howard Milton University of Illinois Senior Associate Director of Athletics, Development
Hope Williams  University of Colorado Former Associate Director of Academics

Class of 2009

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Ruquel Atchison University of Michigan Academic Counselor
Cornelius (Neal) Clark Trevecca Nazarene University Adjunct Professor
Deedee Brown-Campbell Baylor University Assistant AD/Academic Support Services
Gordon Bayne University of California Assistant Athletic Director, Events Management
Doug Wright UC Davis/College of Engineering Assistant Director of Development Major Gifts
Eric Hart North Carolina A&T State University Associate AD and Executive Director of Major Gifts for the Aggie Athletic Foundation
Adrien Harraway University of Virginia Associate Athletics Director for Student Services
Jason McGhee Wilson Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Athletic Director
Harry (Trae) Stinson III Lincoln University Athletics Director
Eric Wood University of Central Florida Deputy AD, Competitive Excellence
Sherie Cornish Gordon Albany State University Director of Athletics
Chevonne Mansfield LEAD1 Association Director of Communications
Mary Clark Belmont University Director of Multicultural Learning and Experience
Omar Banks Virginia Tech Executive Associate AD
Reggie (Reginald) Garrett Florida Atlantic University Former Sr. Assoc. AD - External Relations
Tyra Burks Butler Snow LLP Human Resources Manager
Mary Hill Delaware State University Interim Director of Athletics
Derrick N. Magee North Carolina Central University Senior Associate A.D. for Finance & Administration
Derek Cowherd University of Mississippi Senior Associate A.D. for Student-Athlete Development
L. Renae Myles Winthrop University Sr. Associate AD for Internal Operations/SWA
Stephanie Ellison Clemson University Sr. Associate Athletic Director of Sports Administration / Senior Woman Administrator
Shera White Busch Gardens- Williamsburg Tactical in Park Event Coordinator

Class of 2010

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Robert E. Carson Furman University  Athletic Director/Assistant Director of Academic Assistance
Lawanda S. Pearson Clark Atlanta University Academic Advisor/Head Softball Coach
Ericka S. Lavender The University of Toledo Assistant Athletic Director for Academics
Waqa Damuni Utah State University Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations
Bob Park University of California Los Angeles Assistant Athletic Director, Information Technology
Joi M. Stanley James Madison University Assistant Director for Student Services (men's basketball, women's basketball, women's tennis
Shantey M. Hill St. Joseph's College - Long Island Assistant Vice President & Senior Director of Athletics & Recreation
Sean L. Simmons Robert Morris University Associate Athletic Director
Phoebe T. Chalk Wadsworth University of Arizona Associate Athletic Director for Development and Alumni Relations
Morris E. White, III University of Texas at San Antonio Associate AD/Marketing, Broadcast & Community Relations
Derrick. Johnson Elizabeth City State University Athletics Director
George D. Midgett North Carolina Central University Coordinator, Preparing to Soar Program
Selina B. Kohn Paine College Director of Athletics
David R. Ortega University of California - Berkeley Director of Parent Services
Michelle D. Edwards Rutgers University Director of Women's Basketball Operations
Renee N. Madison DePauw University Senior Advisor to President for Diversity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator
Katreshia L. Verrett University of Alabama, Birmingham Senior Associate Athletics Director/SWA
Keisha R. Dunlap Conference USA Sr. Associate Commissioner
Cynthia E. Prieto (Castro) Washington State University Former Senior Academic Advisor
Juan (Jay) O. Rossello NCAA Former Director of Legal Affairs/Assistant General Counsel
Temeka D. Samuels Bradley University Former Assistant Director of Ticket Operations
Jaysen T. Spencer University of Missouri Former Academic Coordinator
Darrol J. Woods Grambling State University Former Assistant Athletics Director for Finance

Class of 2011

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Harold M. Watson Armstrong State University Assistant AD for Marketing & Promotions
Natasha Criss University of Alabama Birmingham Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development and Leadership
Tierra W. Barber Baylor University Assistant Athletic Director / Student-Athlete Development
Donease M. Smith University of Kansas Assistant Athletics Director - Team Operations (Olympic Sports)
Sherese N. Parker Ursinus College Assistant Director for the Ursinus Institute for Student Success
Elijah O. Ajayi Emory University Assistant Director, Conferences Services and Housing Operations
Brian A. Baptiste Northwestern University Associate Athletic Director of Compliance
Christopher L. McFarlane Northwestern University Associate Athletic Director of Development/Director of Major Gifts
Shawn H. Tucker Rutgers University Associate Athletic Director/Student Athlete Development
Anthony D. Henderson, Sr. University of Akron Associate Athletics Director for Development
Dawn Ellerbe-Crawford California State University Northridge Associate Athletics Director for Marketing, Branding and Fan Development
Yashica Martin Clemson University Associate Director of Athletic Academic Advising
Duane R. Reeves Harvard University Associate Director of Athletics
Helen M. Williams HMWSports Consulting Athletic Consultant
Jamaul V. Alexander North Carolina Central University Budget Analyst
Kendrick Deon Lewis South Carolina State University Director of Athletic Media Relations
G. Anthony Grant Metropolitan State University of Denver Director of Athletics
Milton Lowell Roy Southeastern Conference Director of Compliance
Kevin M. Wilson University of Central Florida Director of Development/Major Gifts
La Tonja A. Batiste Alabama State University Director of Sports Medicine
Chris Grant PAC 12 Director of Sports Services
Jama'l D. Chukueke University of Washington Bothell Director or Recreation and Wellness
James Knapp Florida International University Executive Director of Strategic Partnership
Donte R. Quinine South Seattle Community College Faculty
Jennifer Lynne Thomas (Williams) Alabama State University Interim Director of Athletics
Travis E. Watkins The Atlanta Dream Manager of Ticket Operations
Joshua A. Lightfoot University of Maryland, Baltimore Recreation Manager
Marcus R. Sedberry Baylor University Senior Associate AD / Student-Athlete Success
Keanah Smith Mountain West Conference Senior Associate Commissioner, Championships
Roderick L. (Ricky) Stokes Mid-American Conference Senior Associate Commissioner/Men's & Women's Basketball
Shelley C. Davis-Hill Big South Conference Senior Associate Commissioner/SWA
Yulander M. Wells, Jr University of South Florida Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Administration
Ervin T. Lewis University of North Florida Senior Associate Director of Facilities/Operations
Chi Ly Palm Beach Atlantic University Student-Athlete Development Coordinator/Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach
Francisco (Frankie) Acosta University of Arizona Former Assistant Director of Athletics
Tredell K. Dorsey Cleveland State University Former Head Strength and Speech Coach
Darlene Gordon Patriot League Former Director of Championships and Business Operations/SWA
Tonia Michelle Kirven Texas Southern University Former Director of Football Operations
Rashaad A. Rasberry Kennesaw State University Former Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Success Services
Lyneene R. Richardson Quinnipiac University Former Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services
Caltha C.F. Seymour U.S. Military Academy Former Athletic Academic Support Coordinator
Charles T. Smith, Jr. Richard Stockton College Former Evening and Weekends Athletic Coordinator
April D. Taylor Southern Methodist University Former Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance
Kevin D. White Georgia State University Former Assistant Director of Athletics for Business Operations

Class of 2012

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Kwadjo Steele North Carolina Central University Assistant A.D. for Academic Support Services
Charles Small University of Arkansas Assistant AD - Academic Services
Earnest Fingers, PhD Bethune-Cookman University Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support
Jayson Smickle New Jersey Institute of Technology Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance
Jennifer Saxon University of Missippi Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development
Jimmy Soto University of Utah Assistant Athletics Director for Major Gifts
Danielle Harris GLIAC Assistant Commissioner for Compliance/SWA
Cheryl Wong Pac-12 Conference Assistant Commissioner, Sports Management & Championships
Derek Johnson University of Mississippi Assistant Director (Football)
Tasha Harris University of Maryland Assistant Director of Academic Support & Career Development
Alicia English Abilene Christian University Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Cindi Nagai University of Denver Associate AD for Diversity/SASS/Community Relations/SWA
Julio Llanos Jr Columbus State University Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations
Kimberly Miller Western State Colorado University Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations & Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator/Title IX Deputy
Genese Lavalais Jackson State University Associate Athletic Director, Academics/SWA
Katari Key Morehouse College Associate Athletics Director for Compliance
Candice L. Howard (Turner) Wayne State University (Michigan) Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Support Services/SWA
Marquita Armstead University of South Florida Associate Director of Athletics /SWA
Marlon Dechausay University of Illinois Associate Director of Athletics, Academic Services
LaToya (Greene) Lindsey University of Mount Olive Associate Director of Athletics/SWA/Compliance Coordinator
Shardonay Blueford Georgia Tech Associate Director of Compliance
Andre' Williams University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Associate Director of Development for the Arts & Sciences Foundation
Elliott Charles Clemson University Assoicate Athletic Director/Compliance
Sonya Hopkins Butler University Assoicate Director of Academic Support
Robert Starks Francis W. Parker School Athletic Director
Louis Bolling The Huffington Post Contributor
Adrianne Swinney University of North Carolina at Wilmington Deputy A.D.
Felecia Saine University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Director of Academics (W Basketball, W Tennis, Volleyball)
Lee De Leon Abilene Christian University Director of Athletics
Edward Scott Morgan State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Michael Harris Boston College Director of Learning Resources for Student-Athletes
Shamaree Brown Atlantic Coast Conference Director of Student-Athlete Programs & Compliance
Quinton Freeman University of New Mexico Director, School or Engineering Advisement
Sterling Frierson University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Executive Director of Development, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Edgar Gantt, Jr. Southwestern Atlantic Conference Interim Commissioner
Shalini Shanker Colorado State University Senior Associate A.D. for Compliance
Courtney Lovely Palm Beach Atlantic University Senior Associate A.D. for Internal Operations/SWA
Bryan Blair Rice University Senior Associate AD / Sport Administration & Compliance
Jocelyn Fisher-Gates Boston College Sr. Associate Athletic Director/SWA
Georgette D. Brown Adelphi University Former Assistant Athletic Director
James Ericson The Ohio State University Former Assistant Director of Event Management
Karen Holmes Norfolk State University Former Associate Athletic Director/Marketing & Corporate Development
Brandon Morris Saint Louis University Former Assistant Athletics Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services
D'Andre Phillips American University Former Director of Development, Athletics & Recreation
Levar Willis Clark Atlanta University ‎Former Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Class of 2013

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Lydia Harsely-Travis Queens College Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Performance/SWA
Fred Watson Benedict College Assistant Athletic Director/ Head Men's Basketball Coach
Korinth Patterson Mid-American Conference Assistant Commissioner/Director of Championships
Amanda Knight Barry University Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance & Special Events
Jason Cable Alcorn State Assistant Vice President for Athletic Compliance and Academic Services
Alisha Tucker Norfolk State University Associate AD/Student Services (Compliance/Academics)
Jane Teixeira PacWest Conference Associate Commissioner/Senior Women's Administrator
Deidre Merritt NCAA Acting Director of Leadership Development
Frank Arredondo YMCA of Greater San Antonio Associate Executive Director
Jacqueline Nicholson Albany State University Associate Athletics Director & Senior Woman Administrator
L.A. Love Lubbock Habitat for Humanity Development Director
Donald Brooks Milsaps College Director of Athletics
Alex Gary Oregon State University Senior Associate Athletic Director, Development
Zaneta Ivy University of Memphis Student-Athlete Welfare Manager

Class of 2014

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Lauren Adee Temple University Assistant AD/Major Gifts
Terry Porter Loyola University Maryland Athletics Assistant Athletic Director- Compliance
Jeffrey Poulard Xavier University Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance
Davon Robb Big Ten Conference Associate Director, Football/Basketball Operations
Julian Williams University of Arkansas Director of Academics (Football)
Megan Masias University of Central Florida Director of Compliance/Rules Education
Albert Bimper Colorado State University Senior Associate A.D. for Diversity & Inclusion
Randale Richmond Old Dominion University Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
LaKitha Murray The College of New Jersey Senior Associate Director of Athletics - Internal Affairs/Senior Woman Administrator
Joseph Arnold Mississippi Valley State University Former Associate AD for Compliance

Class of 2015

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Darnell Smith University of Central Oklahoma Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance
Gregory "Carl" Hairston Jr North Carolina A&T State University Assistant AD for Marketing
Armani Rice College of the Holy Cross Assistant Director of Athletics / Student-Athlete Development
Robert Knox III Towson University Associate Director of Media Relations
Carla Gilson Georgia Institute of Technology Associate Director of Sports Medicine (Volleyball)
Shelly Terry University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Associate Director, Trademarks and Licensing
Ariel Pesante U MASS Associate AD.Governance and Compliance
Goeun Lee Palm Beach Atlantic University Compliance Director
Payton Williams Azuza Pacific University Director of Compliance and Academic Support
Cori Pinkett Women Leaders in College Sports Director of Leadership & Education
Lauren Taylor Southeastern Conference Director of Marketing and Competition
Dana Reynolds University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Director of Social & Digital Media
Resa Lovelace University of Oregon Director of Student-Athlete Development
Trayvean Scott Southern University, Baton Rouge Executive Associate Athletic Director
Cierra Gillison Stanford University Program Associate, Student Affairs
Terrance Jones Alabama State University Senior Associate Athletic Director of External Operations
Angel Mason Pomona-Pitzer Senior Assoicate Athletic Director/SWA
Felicia Tucker Georgia Institute of Technology Former Assistant Athletic Trainer

Class of 2016

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Reginald Thomas Bethune-Cookman University Assistant Athletic Director - Compliance
Ryan Watley University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff Assistant Athletic Director for Development
Danielle Rosario-Cushion Upper Iowa University Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services/Senior Woman Administrator
Brittney Johnson Prairie View A&M University Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Support Services
Angela Marin University of Texas at Dallas Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator
Christopher Evans Florida State University Assistant Director of Football Advising
Erienne Roberts Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Assistant to the Athletic Director - Compliance
Michael Bazemore Metro State University at Denver Associate AD
Ragean Hill Old Dominion University Associate Athletic Director - Student-Athlete Academic Services/Senior Woman Administrator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Nancy Lake Shaw University Associate Athletic Director for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator
Randy Loggins Tusculum College Associate Athletic Director for Operations
Lauren Cevis Jacksonville University Associate Athletics Director of Student-Athlete Services/SWA
Eric Coleman Florida Atlantic University Associate Director of Athletics and Director of the Student-Athlete Center for Academic Excellence
Kellynn Wilson Pennsylvania State University Associate Director, Student-Athlete Programming, Academic Counselor
Sherraine Pencil Grand Canyon University Director of Compliance
Anthony Holman NCAA Managing Director of Championships
Jason Linders Grand Canyon University Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development
Suzette McQueen Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Senior Associate Commissioner for External Operations and Strategic Planning
Dori Armstead Wingate University Vice President of Human Resources

Class of 2018

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Demetreus Darden University of Miami (Florida) Assistant AD / Academic Services & Director of Football Academics
John Tweedy Georgia Institute of Technology Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities, Operations & Events
JP Abercrumbie Mississippi State University Assistant Athletic Director, Life Skills & Community Engagement
Juliana Smith University of Oklahoma Assistant Athletics Director for Human Resources and Admin Engagement
Taurian Houston Colgate University Assistant Athletics Director/Compliance
Michael Woo NCAA Assistant Director of AMA
Shamika Kentish Missouri State University Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance
Kortne Gosha Middle Tennessee State University Associate AD/Operations
Tiffany Tucker University of South Carolina-Upstate Associate AD/SWA
Natasha Wilson Johnson C. Smith University Associate Athletics Director | Compliance Coordinator | Senior Woman Administrator
Neema Connor University of Maryland Eastern Shore Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator
Jerry Vaughn NCAA Associate Director, Academic and Membership Affairs
Quintin Wright NCAA Associate Director, Academic and Membership Affairs
Alexiss Robinson Villanova University Director of Compliance – Financial Aid
Chris Jones Temple University Assistant Athletics Director for Major Gifts
John Stephenson Florida State University Director of Athletics Compliance at Florida State University
Reyna Gilbert-Lowry Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Senior Associate Athletics Director of Student-Athlete Development/ Senior Woman Administrator
Stephon Fuqua The Ohio State University Senior Athletics Academic Counselor

Class of 2019

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
David Kooger University of Texas at El Paso Assistant A.D./Compliance
Terrence Warren Johnson C. Smith University Assistant AD - External Relations
Lydell Sargeant University of California, Los Angeles Assistant Athletic Director, Annual Fund
Derick Thornton Niagara University Assistant Athletic Director/Communications & Special Events
Holly Roepke Grinnell College Assistant Athletic Director/Coordinator for Diversity & Inclusion and Student Programming
Terrence Lollie Morgan State University Assistant Athletics Director for Student Services
Liz Reyes University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Assistant Director of Academics
Sahar Abdur-Rashid NCAA Assistant Director of Championships and Alliances, Media Services
Taunita Stephenson Lander University Associate AD/Student-Athlete Success/SWA
Ariel Germain Howard University Associate Athletic Director for External Operations
Ja’Nae Davis University of California, Los Angeles Associate Athletic Director, Academic & Student Services
Alfred Tomlinson University of Texas at Austin Associate Director for Development, Leadership Giving
Marshall Steward University of Tennessee, Knoxville Associate Director of Academic Support Services
Tim Lewis NCAA Associate Director of Engagement and Strategic Partnerships-NCAA Eligibility Center
Ashton Henderson Florida State University Associate Director of Football Advising/Seminole Leadership Program Coordinator
Quintin Jordan Baylor University Associate Director of Student Athlete Development
Tatiana Motevalli-Oliner University of Arizona Director of Annual Giving
Brandon McCladdie Oregon State University Director of Development
Lamarr Pottinger Old Dominion University Director of Student-Athlete Development
Arin Dunn Kansas State University Director Student-Athlete Development

Class of 2020

Name Current Institution/Conference Current Position
Keena Lynch Lincoln University, Missouri Assistant AD, Creative Content
Michelle Harper Southeastern Louisiana Universiy Assistant Athletic Director, Academi Support Services/SWA
Terry Prentice University of Kansas Assistant Athletic Director, Major Gifts, Track Administraiton, & Diversity Initiative
Markeisha Everett University of Pittsburgh Assistant Athletic Director, Marketing
Sharod Williams Conference Carolinas Assistant Commissioner for External Operations
Santiage Pinzon Troy University Assistant Director of Athletics, Compliance
Aaron Hernandez NCAA Assistant Director of Enforcement
Lacee Carmon-Johnson Purdue University Assistant Director, Academic Support Services
Kevin Kendrick Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Associate AD, Compliance
Kirsten Elleby University of New Orleans Associate Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Enrichment/ SWA
Karai Lockley University of Miami, Florida Associate Director, Business Operations, Purchasing
Jennifer Hunter Brown University Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion & Liaison to Office of Institutional Equity an Diversity
Jessica Gray Texas Tech University Community & Character Development
Dan Childs Texas A&M University, College Station Director of Academics, Football
Jason Anderson University of Alabama at Birmingham Director of Annual Giving
Michael Sainte Big East Conference Director of Compliance and Membership Services
Ashley Pryor The Ohio State University Director of Operations
Chantee Eldridge NCAA Director of Strategic Communications

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