Megan Cullinane was tabbed as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance for New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) on June 10, 2015.
In this role, Cullinane will oversee the institutions compliance program and coordinate the institutions educations rules while also working with all head coaches on recruitment activities of current and future student-athletes. She is also responsible for the Maintenance and governance of all compliance regulations in conjunction with the East Coast Conference (ECC) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
“We are excited to welcome Megan to the NYIT Athletics family,” Bailey said. “Compliance is one of the more important areas of our operations in which all of our staff must be committed and take responsibility. We look forward to her filling this extremely important role in our department, and serving our student-athletes and coaches.”
The Lunenburg, Mass. native comes to Old Westbury, N.Y. from Rindge, N.H. after spending two years as the Graduate Assistant for Compliance and Operations at Franklin Pierce University. She assisted with all compliance operations for the department’s 25 sports and also had oversight of the operations in the equipment room.
"I am honored and thrilled to be joining NYIT and am very excited to start working with the student-athletes, coaches and staff,” said Cullinane. “I am looking forward to this experience and growing as a professional with their exceptional staff in the field of athletics and am looking forward to this opportunity to grow alongside this new team on a new adventure."
Prior to her two-year stint with the Ravens, Cullinane was a three-sport athlete at Bridgewater State University (’13) as she was a member of the Bears' field hockey, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field programs. She was a member of the quartet which set the school's record in the 4x800-meter relay. During her field hockey career, the Bears qualified for the ECAC New England Championship on three occasions; made four appearances in the Little East Conference Championship, including a runner-up finish in 2010; and laid claim to three Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference titles.
She left Bridgewater State with a degree in corporate communications and a double-minor in public relations and marketing and comes to NYIT with her master's in sports management from Franklin Pierce (’15).