Nikki Stewart has been hired onto the Auburn Women's Basketball staff as
Director of Basketball Operations, head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy announced
Director of Basketball Operations, Stewart will be in charge of team travel,
game day preparations, monitoring players' academic progress and handling
community service for the student-athletes.
the Director of Basketball Operations position, you want someone who is more of
an administrative-type that understands the business side of running the
program and Nikki is that person," said Williams-Flournoy. "Her background in
both the sports and corporate worlds make a great mixture and will really help
with what we want to get done here."
is a 2002 graduate of the University of Tennessee where she graduated magna cum
laude with her degree in political science. While at UT, she served as a
manager for the Lady Vol women's basketball team for two seasons and was promoted
to head manager as a senior.
Knoxville, she moved on to law school at Vanderbilt University, graduating from
the VU Law School in 2005. While there she served as chairperson of the
Vanderbilt Student Athletic Committee, a group that worked to incorporate the
student-athletes into the general undergraduate community.
native of Atlanta, Ga., Stewart returned to her home area in 2006 and held
positions as an Associate Attorney at both Smith & Williams, and Hall,
Booth, Smith & Stover law firms.
spent the 2010-11 season with the Kentucky women's basketball team as a
recruiting and operations assistant. While there, she prepared correspondence,
maintained the recruiting database and filing system, and provided camp and
She returned to the legal world in 2011 as a project attorney with King & Spalding in Atlanta. She then took a similar position with Alston & Bird.
INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn Athletics Dept.