Kaylyn Smith took over as the Assistant Director of Facilities and Operations in the fall of 2015, before being promoted to Assistant Director of Athletic Facilities and Operations in 2019. Smith was previously the Assistant Commissioner and Senior Woman Administrator at the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC).
During her time at the CCC, Smith’s responsibilities included oversight of the conference’s athletics communications and social networking efforts, supervision of the CCC awards program and conference championship administration. She also served as advisor to the CCC Student Athletic Advisory Committee, while also working closely with the CCC’s Senior Woman Administrators and various coaching groups.
Prior to the CCC, Smith served as the Assistant to the Director of Athletics at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), an opportunity that was made possible through the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority and Women in Sports grant program. At MCLA, Smith played an active role in student-athlete leadership, sports information, rules compliance, marketing and promotions, special events, staff supervision, and contest management. During her final year at MCLA, Smith also served as the interim head women's lacrosse coach.
Smith is a former collegiate basketball and field hockey player at Western New England University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2010. She then went on to receive her Master of Education degree in Physical Education/Athletic Administration from Springfield College in 2012.