11/09/2021

National College Athlete Honor Society announces additions to Board of Directors

RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- The National College Athlete Honor Society announced the additions of Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Associate Commissioner Nikki Slatcoff and Mount St. Joseph University Director of Athletics Melanee Wagener to its Board of Directors on Tuesday.

 

The NCAHS Board of Directors is comprised of seven individuals who have an association with chapter membership. Board members serve four-year terms and may serve a maximum of two concurrent terms. Their role is to evaluate any proposed bylaw changes in an effort to better support the mission, vision, and purpose of the Honor Society.

Nikki Slatcoff is the Associate Commissioner and Sports Information Director for the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. She was a basketball student-athlete at Bethany College where she earned a bachelor’s degree in 2005 in Sport Management. She went on to earn her master’s degree in business administration from Seton Hill University while also serving as a graduate assistant for the women’s basketball program and compliance office. In 2007, Slatcoff became the Assistant Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Services at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. After spending four years with the Mountain Cats, she returned to Seton Hill, this time in a full-time capacity as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. In 2013, after the birth of her first child, Slatcoff took some time away from the office to be a stay-at-home mom. She resumed her professional career with the AMCC in 2014 and was named the Senior Woman Administrator in 2018.

 

Wagener currently serves as the Director of Athletics at Mount St. Joseph University. She has been a member of The Mount's athletics department since 2006 when she was tabbed to be the head coach of the MSJ women's basketball program. Then after a four-year run heading the women's basketball program, she was named the Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator. Prior to her career in athletics administration, Wagener was a four-year letter winner on the University of Virginia women’s basketball team, earning three consecutive Final Four appearances as a Cavalier. Following her career at UVA, she played professional basketball in Segovia, Spain.

The National College Athlete Honor Society, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 1996. Chi Alpha Sigma works with state chapters of four-year institutions to recognize college student-athletes who succeed in their sport and in the classroom.

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