|Title:||Associate AD for Compliance / Senior Woman Administrator|
Eileen Flaherty was named Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Senior Women Administrator at the University of Maine in July, 2010. Flaherty comes to Maine from Iowa State University, where she served as Assistant Director of Compliance. She has also worked in compliance at the University of Miami and Barry University.
Flaherty comes to Maine with five years of compliance experience at NCAA Division I FBS Institutions. She has a working knowledge of all NCAA Division I rules and regulations, with emphasis on recruiting, financial aid, award and benefits, and playing and practice seasons. She was a four-year varsity athlete at Bryant University and served as an assistant soccer coach for two years.
At the University of Maine, Flaherty oversees NCAA recruiting and compliance for all 17 of Maine's varsity sports. She works with the NCAA in certifying athletics, and also monitors and enforces all NCAA rules. Flaherty meets with coaches and student-athletes on a daily basis. She also oversees the softball team. Flaherty provides NCAA Bylaw interpretation to all of Maine's student-athletes, coaches and staff. In addition, she serves as the senior woman administrator in the athletic department.
Prior to coming to the University of Maine, Flaherty served as the Assistant Director of Compliance at Iowa State University from August 2006 to July 2010. While at Iowa State, she monitored various activities including recruiting activities for coaches, countable athletically related activities of teams and other various things. She also worked extensively with Iowa State's financial aid program.
Before Iowa State, Flaherty served as a Compliance Intern at the University of Miami.
Flaherty worked at CIGNA HealthCare in Bloomfield, Conn., from January 2000 - August 2004, ending as a Project Manager and working in Internet Communications and Services.
Flaherty is a 1999 graduate of Bryant University with a degree in business administration. She was a four-year student-athlete, playing both soccer and basketball during her career with the Bulldogs. She obtained her masters in sports management in 2006 from Barry University.