UNCW Promotes Tucker to Deputy AD

Spotlight on Tiffany Tucker


The University of North Carolina Wilmington recently named TIFFANY TUCKER as deputy athletic director.

Tucker had served as senior associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at UNCW since January 2019.

A former player on the UNC women’s basketball team and collegiate women’s basketball coach, Tucker has experience as an athletic administrator.

“Tiffany is a superstar in college athletics,” UNCW Athletic Director Jimmy Bass says. “She’s a wonderful human being who brought an unmatched work ethic to UNCW. She is well-respected by Seahawk student-athletes, coaches, and staff as well as her peers throughout campus for her love of this great university. Her work on the CAA level has made our league better.”

Tucker joined UNCW after serving as deputy director of athletics for internal operations and senior woman administrator at South Carolina State University. She also previously worked in athletic administration at Elizabeth City State University, Hampton University, and S.C. State. Tucker also coached basketball at Allegheny College, Radford University, Francis Marion University, and Claflin University.

“I am humbled by the opportunity to continue to impact our students, coaches, and staff; we make a great team,” Tucker says. “I am fortunate to be a part of something so special and work with such passionate people.”

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