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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.