Deidre Merritt
Deidre Merritt
Position:
Assistant Athletic Director - Internal Operations

02/12/2014

UWM Student-Athlete Affairs Program Gains National Recognition

Highlighted by NerdScholar as one of best in country

06/06/2013

Merritt To Attend NCAA Leadership Institute This Summer

Weeklong program helps map career plans

04/16/2012

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Pitches In With Unity Lutheran Church's Soup Kitchen Night

Efforts help community

03/06/2012

Panthers Take The Polar Plunge For Special Olympics

Student-athletes jump into Lake Michigan

03/06/2012

UWM Student-Athlete Advisory Council Gets Cooking At Ronald McDonald House

Pitch-in for family dinner

Deidre Merritt is the assistant athletic director for operations at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

In her current role, she works in Student-Athlete Affairs, serves as the Athletic Board liason and coordinates facility scheduling. She also helps coordinate Horizon League and NCAA Tournaments, oversees team travel, works with University Housing and handles the department's apparel contract with Adidas.

Merritt also serves on a variety of campus and community committees while helping to coordinate a number of the department's special events.

She has been on the staff of the athletic department since 2001.

Merritt earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Phoenix in 2006 and her MBA from Cardinal Stritch in 2009.

She has a daughter, Breanna, who attends Oakland University.

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