|Title:||Associate Athletic Director - Internal Operations Senior Woman Administrator|
Enjoying a successful career with the Green and Gold, Vicki Wiggins enters her 13th season as part of the Saint Leo University athletic department in the role of Associate Athletic Director of Internal Operations as well as the Senior Woman Administrator for the Lions. The Saint Leo alum graduated in 2004 with her Master’s in Business Administration and since has served the office as the primary compliance liaison for the athletic programs.
Wiggins joined the Saint Leo athletics staff in 2001 as the Athletic Coordinator before being named Assistant to the Director in 2003. In 2005, she was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance where she was responsible for university wide compliance and eligibility policies.
Her hard work and dedication to the success of student-athletes was rewarded with another promotion to her current role as the Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator. Wiggins is responsible for working with many offices across campus and has developed the Student Leadership Training program, overseeing the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and her familiar compliance duties.
Embracing the Saint Leo core value of community, Wiggins is a member of many committees and holds membership with the National Association of Athletics Compliance (NAAC), NACDA, and National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrator. She is serving as chair of the Communications and Advancement Committee of the SLU Alumni Board Association, the Saint Leo University Hall of Fame committee and is the SSC liaison for baseball as well as the chair of the SSC Senior Woman Administrators across the conference.
Wiggins earned her Graduate Certification in Sports Management from the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) offered through The United States Sports Academy in 2007 and completed training in the Saint Leo Leadership class which is a year-long class created by President Arthur F Kirk to enhance management and leadership skills in hand-picked candidates in 2008. Additionally, the Fla. native also serves as the Chair of Activities and Events on the Saint Leo Alumni Board Association.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Saint Leo University in 1999. In her spare time, she also serves as the volunteer event coordinator for the mountain biking club association, SWAMP in Tampa. Wiggins currently resides in Dade City, Fla. with her husband Ernie.
She can be reached through her office fax at (352) 588-8640.