Kayleigh McCauley was named the Coordinator of Student-Athlete Academic Support in June 2014. In 2017, she left the Department of PE/Athletics to become Lewis & Clark's Associate Dean of Students, Director of Student Support and Title IX Case Manager.
At the organization's 2017 convention, McCauley was the Region V winner of the Professional Excellence Award from the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A). As of May 2017, McCauley is one of 27 N4A members employed by a NCAA Division III institution.
Prior to Lewis & Clark, McCauley was the Senior Scholastic Coordinator in the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Center for Athletic Academic Services office. With the Islanders, McCauley's duties included administering and monitoring a comprehensive academic support program for baseball and softball. Prior to working with those two programs, McCauley had academic oversight of the track & field/cross country, tennis and golf programs. She was also a co-advisor for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the Islander Athlete Mentor Program.
McCauley's experience prior to A&M-Corpus Christi was spent as an intern at Brown University in compliance and academic services from May 2008-Sept. 2008. While attending graduate school at East Stroudsburg University, she worked with the Student-Athlete Center for Excellence. At the University of New England, she served as an intern in the athletic department, working in marketing and promotions and daily operations.
McCauley received her bachelor's of science degree in exercise and health promotion at the University of New England in 2007. While an undergrad at the University of New England she played field hockey, served as co-captain in 2006. She completed her masters in sport management at East Stroudsburg University in 2009. McCauley is set to receive her Ed.D in Educational Leadership, Higher Education with a specialization in Kinesiology from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in December of 2014.