Staff Profile – Alexis Wayne

By | January 24, 2020
Alexis Wayne standing in front of a dark grey screen

Alexis Wayne

Alexis Wayne recently joined Daemen College as director of athletics operations and communications. She is responsible for the scheduling of facilities to accommodate all varsity team practices, home athletic competitions, and outside group rentals. Her duties also include hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising graduate assistants and student workers for athletic events, and she assists the Office of Athletic Communications.

Wayne comes to Daemen from the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, where she was the conference’s director of women’s basketball operations, and was named associate commissioner for women’s basketball and Olympic sports this past summer.

Prior to joining the MAAC, Wayne served as a ticketing/marketing graduate assistant for Niagara University Athletics. She was a four-year member of the university’s softball team and served as a team captain her junior and senior year. A three-time MAAC all-academic selection, she graduated magna cum laude from Niagara with a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree, both in sport management.

Wayne was selected to attend the National Collegiate Athletic Association Emerging Leaders Seminar and was an event volunteer at the 2016 NCAA Women’s Bowling Championships, the 2016 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship and Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.

She is a native of Cheektowaga.