April 10, 1997Jacqueline McWilliams has joined the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association staff as Compliance Coordinator. She comes to the conference office from Virginia Union University where she held a variety of positions including Compliance Officer, Senior Women's Administrator, Head Women's Volleyball Coach and Assistant Women's Basketball Coach.
She will be responsible for all CIAA student-athlete eligibility requirements and assuring that all CIAA institutions comply with conference and NCAA regulations.
A former student-athlete and member of the national champion Hampton University Lady Pirate basketball team, McWilliams earned a masters degree from Temple University following graduation from Hampton. She joined the staff at Virginia Union in 1993.
"I feel this is a great opportunity and I am excited about the challenges and experiences the job will bring," McWilliams said.
Commissioner Leon Kerry stated, "Jacqie is a valuable asset to the organization. We've watch her grow as a player, student, coach and an athletic administrator. I feel this is the next step in her career."
McWilliams replaces Patrick Carter who left the CIAA to become Compliance Officer for the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).