|Position:||Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities, Operations & Events|
Kirsten Britton is in her second full academic year as Associate Director of Athletics for facilities, operations and events at Holy Cross in 2017-2018, after joining the department in February of 2016.
Britton is part of the senior staff of the athletic department with primary responsibilities of providing leadership and oversight to the facilities, operations and events staff. She will also oversee the $95 million Hart Center Expansion & Renovation Project and manage all athletics facilities, game operations and outside events for Holy Cross, in addition to overseeing the cross country and track and field programs.
Britton comes to Holy Cross after working at the University of Connecticut since 2012, where she was the Assistant Director of Athletics for Event Management. While at UConn, Britton provided leadership, planning and event management for 24 varsity sport programs, while adhering to the NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations.
Britton also acted as the Tournament Director for the NCAA Women’s Basketball First and Second Rounds in Storrs, Conn., as well as providing all operational logistics for the UConn women’s basketball Final Four appearances in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Prior to her time at UConn, Britton was the Assistant Director of Event Management at Boston College for six years, where she oversaw the event management for the Eagles’ 18 varsity sport programs. She began her athletics administration career as an intern in the University at Albany athletics department.
Britton is a 2003 graduate of Providence College, with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She went on to earn her master’s degree in Athletic Administration at Springfield College in 2007.