|Position:||Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services|
Lori Friel joined the UAlbany athletics department as the Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services in 2015.
Friel came to UAlbany from Old Dominion University, where she served as the Director of Athletic Academic Advising from 2011 to 2015. She previously was the Director of Academic Services at the University of Nevada from 2007-09, the Director of Academic Services at Ohio University from 2001-07 and Academic Advisor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) from 1990-2001.
She is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics and the National Association of Collegiate Women Administrators.
She graduated from Nevada with a degree in computer information systems and earned Master's Degree in sport management from UNLV.