Athletics Department Administration Coaching Staff
Alison Sexton
Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Internal Affairs & Senior Woman Administrator
Coach Info:
Position: Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Internal Affairs & Senior Woman Administrator
Phone: 203-254-4000 ext. 2879
Alison Sexton is in her 18th year as a member of the Fairfield University Department of Athletics.  She currently serves as the Senior Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator.

In her role, Sexton is responsible for overseeing the welfare of the Stags nearly 400 student-athletes, from academics to housing.  She also is the primary administrator for eight sports: men's and women's swimming and diving, softball, baseball, men's soccer, field hockey and volleyball.  In addition to those duties, Sexton is the department's liaison to the University's Human Resources office and represents Fairfield at MAAC and NCAA meetings. She also represents Fairfield at the national level, currently sitting on the NCAA Recruiting Cabinet and the Division I Softball Committee. 

Sexton began her professional career as an intern at the NCAA National Office, in 1989-90. The year the office moved from Mission, Kan. to Overland Park, Kan.  She came to the East Coast in 1991, when she was named the Senior Woman Administrator at Marist College, in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., a post she held until 1997, when she came to Fairfield.

A native of Cambridge, Neb., Sexton attended Hastings (Neb.) College, where she was a member of the women's basketball team and graduated in 1986 with a B.A. in Physical Education/Coaching Certificate.  Sexton earned an M.A. Sport Administration from Mankato (MN) State in 1996.

She currently resides in Fairfield, Conn.