Shelia Crockett joined Cumberland in June 2020 as Assistant Athletic Director at Cumberland University. Crockett has spent the last 17 years at King University. Crockett is responsible for managing all aspects of eligibility compliance and academics, including education, monitoring, and enforcing NAIA and Mid-South Conference Rules.
For the past 10 years, she has served as an Assistant Athletic Director and the Senior Woman Administrator at King. She has served on numerous committees. She is the Chair of the Gender Equity Committee and is a member of the Wellness Strategic Planning Committee. At the conference level, she is currently a member of the Conference Carolinas Enhancement Committee.
Prior to moving into the role of Assistant Athletic Director, Crockett started out as the first full-time athletic trainer at King in 2002 where she built the athletic training program from the ground up. She implemented “Return to Learn” and “Return to Play” concussion protocol. She has a LAT and ATC license in the state of Tennessee.
Crockett played basketball at Cumberland in the early 1990s for Coach Walters. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education with an emphasis on sports medicine from Cumberland in 1997. She earned a master’s degree in business administration from King in 2005.