Lori Anctil begins her sixth year as assistant athletic director for development. Anctil served as athletic academic advisor at the College from 1999-2001.
Anctil's primary responsibility as assistant athletic director for development is the oversight of the Saints Alive! Athletics Fund. The Saints Alive! Athletic Fund consists of the philanthropic private donations Siena athletics receives annually. The fund helps supplement the department's annual operating budget. Additionally, Anctil will oversee several department sponsored events, such as the annual Saints Alive Shootout! and the men's and women's basketball banquets, among others.
Anctil most recently worked as the director of men's basketball operations at Seton Hall University from 2001-2006. In that capacity, she oversaw office operations, assisted with travel and competition needs, coordinated summer camps and worked as the liaison for the athletic staff.
In her previous stint at Siena, Anctil monitored, assisted and enhanced the academic efforts for all of Siena's student-athletes. She also served as assistant compliance officer, life skills/champs coordinator and assistant soccer coach.
Anctil obtained both her bachelor's (legal studies) and master's degrees (higher education administration) from the University at Buffalo, where she was a four-year starter on the Bulls' women's soccer team. Upon graduation, she played soccer professionally for the Long Island Lady Rough Riders.
Anctil and her husband Nate live in Slingerlands.