|Position:||Associate Athletic Director for Compliance|
Melissa Peach joined the UAlbany Department of Athletics in January 2016 and has served as the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance since March 2016. She oversees all facets of compliance as it relates to NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations for UAlbany’s 18 Division I sports. Melissa also manages the Department’s policies and procedures, and serves as the sport supervisor for women’s golf.
Peach came to UAlbany from Siena College, where she served as the department’s Interim Compliance Coordinator before being hired full-time in that role in February 2013. She was a recipient of the 2013 NAAC Convention Stipend and is currently an active member of the NAAC Membership & Awards Committee as well as Women Leaders in College Sports.
Prior to Siena, Peach worked in the K-12 school setting and coached middle and high school sports teams.
Peach graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Brockport in 2007 majoring in Physical Education. She earned her Master's Degree in Athletic Administration/Sports Management in 2009 from Indiana University, where she was employed as an assistant for the athletic director and senior administration.