Holly Trexler Named Assistant Athletic Director
May 25, 2005
STOCKTON, Calif. -- University of the Pacific Director of Athletics Lynn King has announced the hiring of Holly Trexler as Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services and Compliance.
Trexler spent the last three years as Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support/Life Skills Coordinator at Quinnipiac University. She was the first individual to occupy the position at the institution. She monitored the academic progress and eligibility status of all student-athletes, in addition to overseeing academic programming and support services. Trexler was also responsible for the CHAMPS/Life Skills program.
"Holly brings a level of experience and expertise that will serve our student-athletes well," said King. "We are very pleased to have her join our team."
Prior to her time at Quinnipiac, Trexler spent the previous three years as Assistant Athletic Director for Eligibility and Student Services/Senior Woman Administrator at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C. Among her duties at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference school included the monitoring of academic records and eligibility status of 300 student-athletes. She also oversaw the academic programming and support services.
While at North Carolina A&T, Trexler also served on the MEAC Delegate Assembly and the Institutional Compliance Committee. She was also a major advocate of the CHAMPS/Life Skills program and implemented many community service projects at the University.
From 1993 to 1999, Trexler worked at the University of Kansas as a Strategic Learning Assistant and Mentor, the first two while as an undergraduate at the school. In her position, she developed learning strategies for at-risk student-athletes and assisted with subject matter and overall academic development.
Trexler holds three degrees from the University of Kansas. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English and African-American studies in 1995. She was awarded her Juris Doctorate from the Kansas School of Law in 1998. A year later, she finished her Masters of Science in Education.