Saralyn Campbell joined the NFCA as a full-time intern in August 2019, following a year as the Sports Services Coordinator at the Gulf South Conference (GSC).
Campbell assists in all aspects of the Association, which includes working closely with the Director of Events in planning and scheduling for Convention, Coaches Clinics and Leadoff Classics. She aids in the coordination and execution of the Convention’s Digital Silent Auction, StrikeOut Cancer initiative and a multitude social media campaigns. In addition, she tackles graphic design, webpage creation/revamping and special research projects for the Executive Director.
At the GSC, Campbell assisted in championship operations, NCAA Division II compliance and student-athlete development, while working closely with the commissioner, assistant commissioners and 13 member institutions.
Campbell, a native of Olympia, Wash., enjoyed a four-year playing career at the University of Montevallo, where she was a part of the inaugural softball program and served as secretary on Montevallo’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. During her year with the GSC, she was selected and attended the 2019 NCAA Emerging Leader Seminar, as well as the NCAA/Women Leaders in College Sports Women’s Leadership Symposium.
A four-year NFCA All-America and Peach Belt Gold Scholar-Athlete, Campbell double majored in marketing and management and graduated Summa Cum Laude with University honors in 2018. She followed up a year later with a Master of Business Administration.
In the summer of 2019, Campbell served as the athletic director on a core leadership team at Camp Watitoh, an overnight coed summer camp in Becket, Mass. During her time, she managed a team of eight-sport specialists and 15-person team of sports officials, provided weekly athletic scheduling program for 210-plus kids aged 7-16, along with other various duties and assignments.