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University of West Alabama (UWA)

Tigers

Highway 11 North
Livingston, AL 35470
Division: II (Active)
Conference: Gulf South Conference
Next Self Study Guide Due Date: 6/1/2026
NCAA Member Since: 9/1/1973
Public/Private: Public
HBCU: No

Administration
Title Full Name
President Ken Tucker
Director of Athletics Kent Partridge
Faculty Athletics Representative Micky Smith
Senior Woman Administrator Janet Montgomery
Senior Compliance Administrator Christi Wade
Fifth Person Susan Sparkman
Sports Information Director Vacant/Unassigned
Chief Diversity Officer B.J. Kimbrough
Chief Financial Officer for Athletics Kent Partridge
Chief Financial Officer for Institution Lawson Edmonds
Digital/Social Media Contact Vacant/Unassigned
Academic Reporting APR/APC/Grad-rates Angel Jowers
Athletics Direct Report Ken Tucker
Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Designee Robert Upchurch
Athletics Health Care Administrator R. T. Floyd
Director of Mental Health Care Services/Counseling Jane Coleman
Drug Testing Site Coordinator Hudson Byrnes
Drug Testing Site Coordinator R. T. Floyd
General Counsel Robert Upchurch
Government Relations Contact Vacant/Unassigned
Head Athletic Trainer Hudson Byrnes
Head Team Physician E. Lyle Cain
Senior Alumni Relations Professional Chris Thomason
Student Athlete Advisory Michael Jones
Student-Athlete Affairs Administrator Janet Montgomery
Title IX Coordinator Robert Upchurch
Transfer Portal Contact Christi Wade
NCAA Applications Administrator See List
Sponsored Sports for the 2021-2022 Academic Year
Sport Head Coach Division Conference
Baseball Gary Rundles II Gulf South Conference
Football Brett Gilliland II Gulf South Conference
Men's Basketball Nick Woodruff II Gulf South Conference
Men's Cross Country Sterling Martin II Gulf South Conference
Men's Soccer Ross Nelson II Gulf South Conference
Men's Tennis Jeff Beaman II Gulf South Conference
Men's Track, Outdoor Kirby Walker II Gulf South Conference
Softball Stephanie DeFeo II Gulf South Conference
Women's Basketball Rusty Cram II Gulf South Conference
Women's Cross Country Sterling Martin II Gulf South Conference
Women's Soccer Graeme Orr II Gulf South Conference
Women's Tennis Jeff Beaman II Gulf South Conference
Women's Track, Outdoor Kirby Walker II Gulf South Conference
Women's Volleyball Hillary Lobenstien II Gulf South Conference