Associate Director of Athletics/Senior Woman's Administrator
Associate Director of Athletics
Joyce Eggleston is in her 35th year of association with Siena College. As associate director of athletics, she is responsible for the administration of student-athlete services such as student athlete engagement, academic support and educational programming, the NCAA Compliance Office and serves as sport administrator for men's and women's lacrosse, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, water polo and volleyball.
For the past 15 years, she has been the senior compliance officer for the athletic department and is responsible for monitoring NCAA rules and regulations regarding eligibility, practice and playing seasons, financial aid and recruitment of student-athletes.
Under Eggleston's direction as senior woman's administrator, Siena's women's athletic program has grown to 11 Division I sports, including the addition of golf in 1996, lacrosse in 1997, swimming and diving in 1999, and most recently, women's water polo in 2001.
She serves as the vice-chair of the MAAC Committee on Athletic Administration, chair of the women's lacrosse committee and is a member of the MAAC Gender Equity and Diversity, the NCAA Region 1 Post-Graduate Scholarship Committee, the NCAA Amateurism Cabinet and the National Association of Collegiate Women's Athletic Administrators. She is also a member of the College's Human Rights Committee, Administrative Systems Advisory Committee, Risk Management Committee and Athletics Hall of Fame Committee.
Eggleston received her bachelor's degree from Cortland State and a master's of science in education from Russell Sage College. While an undergraduate at Cortland, she participated in field hockey and track. Prior to joining Siena, Eggleston spent two years as recreation programmer for the city of Norwalk (Conn.).
Eggleston has three adult children - Ryan, Darren and Amy - and resides in Ghent with her husband, Rodney.