Associate Director of Athletics for External Relations
Adam Siepiola is in his 11th year at Adelphi and his second as Associate Athletic Director for External Relations. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Athletic Media Relations Department as well as coordinating the Hall of Fame Dinner, acting as Executive Director of the Panther Club and overseeing all development activities for the Department of Athletics.
Siepiola’s main Athletic Media Relations responsibilities are overseeing the management of the athletic website, www.aupanthers.com, producing press releases, videos and content for each of Adelphi’s teams. As a director of External Relations, Siepiola has had responsibilities in all NCAA tournaments that Adelphi has hosted, including acting as the Tournament Manager for the NCAA Division II and Division III Women’s Lacrosse Final Four in 2011.
In his role as the Executive Director of the Panther Club, Adelphi Athletics fundraising arm, Siepiola has helped to raise over $200,000 in the past two years and helped the Panther Club lend it’s support to the Fall Kick-Off Cocktail Reception, the Janet L. Ficke Golf Outing and the Hall of Fame Dinner.
In addition, Siepiola was the coordinator and director of the Adelphi Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner for the past three years, bringing over 200 friends, supporters and alumni back to campus to honor former student-athletes, coaches and teams.
In the spring of 2012, Siepiola joined the Sports Management program as an adjunct professor, teaching Sports Communications and Media Relations for each of the past three years. In the Fall he will add, Sports Public Relations to his list of teaching assignments.
A 2003 graduate of St. John Fisher College, Siepiola obtained a BS in Sports Studies and was a two year varsity letterwinner for the men’s lacrosse team. He also earned an MBA from Adelphi University in Management in August of 2012.
Siepiola is currently a member of the College Sports Information Director’s Association of America (CoSIDA) and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference – Sports Information Directors of America (ECAC-SIDA) and currently makes his home in Mineola, New York.