Vicki Melnick

Director, Academic Services

Vicki Melnick played JV softball, and JV and Varsity basketball in high school; coached at MSU summer basketball camps; Asst. Coach for JV basketball team at alma mater in 1993; Assisted Athletic Advisor at WIU from 1994-96 while a graduate student; Full-time intern in Athletics Academic Advising at the University of Utah, 1996-97; Athletic Academic Advisor at the University of Northern Iowa, 1997-2002.

Quick Facts
Joined SASSO: September, 2002
Team Assignments: Women’s Rowing and Women’s Ice Hockey
Education: Michigan State University, B.A. History/Secondary Ed., 1991; Western Illinois University, M.S. Physical Education; Sport Management, 1997.
Best part of my job: Watching students succeed both in the classroom and on the playing field.
Favorite Quote: “Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing as gentle as real strength.” St. Francis De Sales.
Currently resides in: West Columbus
Hobbies: Reading, watching sports-themed movies, walking my dog, and singing along to the radio.