Alicia Alford Queally was named Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations at Stetson University in September of 2012. She also acts as the Senior Woman Administrator for the department and is one of three Deputy Title IX Coordinator’s for DeLand’s campus.
She was promoted to Senior Associate Director of Athletics in December 2015.
Queally was selected in January 2016 to participate in the NCAA Pathway Program, which is a prestigious mentoring program for senior level athletic administrators from across the nation.
Prior to arriving at Stetson, Queally garnered a wealth of experience at other prominent institutions, most recently holding the positions of Senior Associate Director of Athletics, Senior Woman Administrator, and Director of Compliance at Sacred Heart University since 2009. She was responsible for a multitude of duties with the Pioneers. Queally oversaw budgets, travel, fundraising, promotion, policy development, certifications, and all phases of NCAA compliance.
Prior to her time at Sacred Heart, Queally spent three years at the University of Connecticut and the University of New Haven. Working primarily in compliance, she was an Assistant Director of Athletics as well as Associate Director of Athletics before accepting her position at Sacred Heart.
Queally double majored in Management and Sociology while playing both basketball and volleyball at the University of North Carolina. Upon graduating, Queally began her career in intercollegiate administration at Seton Hall University as Assistant Compliance Coordinator. Completing a Master of Business Administration degree in 2004, she moved on to the positions of Athletics Business Manager and Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance.
Throughout her years in athletic administration, she has had the opportunity to have direct sport oversight of a large variety of sport programs, including beach volleyball, women’s bowling, men’s and women’s cross country, equestrian, men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s rowing, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s swimming, men’s and women’s indoor volleyball, and men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field. She currently oversees beach volleyball, indoor volleyball, women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s rowing, men’s and women’s soccer and softball at Stetson.
Queally was part of two NCAA Tournament teams (Basketball 1997-98, Volleyball 1998). The Tar Heels won an ACC Women's Basketball Championship with Queally in 1997. A member of a number of committees throughout her years in the field, she most recently served on the NCAA Legislative Council and was a member of the Subcommittee for Legislative Relief.
"I love what I do each and every day, and I want to be a continuous positive role model and influence on both my staff and student-athletes," Queally said of working in college athletics. "I strongly believe that all student-athletes deserve the best experience possible. I am lucky to be able to show up to work with individuals that make a huge sacrifice each day, in order to coach and play a sport that they love."
Queally resides in New Smyrna Beach with her husband David, two sons Austin and Ronan, and dog Mason.