Feb 10, 2021
Dr. Holly Sheilley is the Vice President of Athletics at Transylvania University, where she became the University’s first female Director of Athletics in 2013 and was promoted to her current role in 2015. She oversees 23 NCAA-sponsored sports as well as 3 additional co-ed varsity programs. Dr. Sheilley came to Transylvania with a wealth of experience from her previous positions, which include serving as the assistant director of championships for the National Collegiate Athletic Association and as the assistant director for student development and championships at the University of Louisville. She earned her undergraduate degree from Asbury University where she was a multi-sport athlete and a Master’s degree in health education from Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Sheilley earned her PhD in Sports Administration from the University of Louisville.