Senior Assoc. AD/Dir. of Compliance/SWA
Office Phone: 704-463-3221
Micki Thompson enters her 14th year at Pfeiffer University and was named Senior Associate Athletic Director in April 2013. Thompson also has served as the Falcons Director of Compliance, Title IX Coordinator and Senior Women’s Administrator for the past three years. In 2009, Thompson was the recipient of the Pfeiffer University Starnes Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Thompson is in charge of all aspects of a complete compliance program for NCAA Division II, Conference Carolinas and University rules and regulations overseeing 18 athletic teams. She also manages business operations activities for the Department of Athletics in conjunction with the Director of Athletics.
During Thompson’s tenure, she has served as the Assistant Athletic Director, Athletics Operations Manager, Assistant Director of Compliance, Motor Fleet Administration, Department of Sports Information supervisor, interim cross country coach, DII Southeast Regional Advisory Committee Member for women’s golf, adjunct professor and advisor to the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Additional roles within the Athletic Department have been the Staff Relations Committee liaison, team travel coordinator, game day manager, facilities manager, special events coordinator, cheerleading coach and work study program coordinator. Additionally, from 2007-2009 Thompson was a facilitator for the NCAA DII Leadership Academy. She was one of twelve administrators to help educate and engage student-athletes, coaches and administrators from across the country in various aspects associated with leadership and personal development.
Thompson is also involved in the local community. She is a member of the Uwharrie Running Club, Instructor of Basic Law Enforcement Training - Physical Training at Stanly Community College, a certified American Heart Association CPR Instructor, a notary public for Stanly County and has been actively involved in the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission’s hunter education program.
Thompson received her undergraduate (’91) and graduate (’07) degrees from Pfeiffer earning a BS in criminal justice and sociology and a MSL in organizational change and leadership. She resides in Ablemarle with her husband Ashley, a ’90 Pfeiffer grad, and has two children; Abby and Jake.