Crista Troester, who was named the Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Senior Woman's Administrator in June 2014, came to Tulsa as the associate athletics director and senor woman administrator in 1997.
At Tulsa, Troester's responsibilities include supervision of cross country, volleyball, track and field, women's basketball, men's and women's golf, and softball, overseeing the Life Skills program, overseeing student-athlete academic services, monitoring Title IX issues, NCAA Division I certification and the dealer car program.
Before coming to Tulsa, Troester spent six years as assistant athletics director for student-athlete services and senior woman administrator at Central Missouri State University. She was involved in most every aspect of an NCAA Division II athletic program.
Before her stint at CMSU, Troester worked in a management position at Ameribanc. Prior to that, Troester served as a graduate assistant basketball coach at Central Missouri. She played basketball for two seasons at Central Missouri following a two-year stint at Oklahoma State.
Troester serves on the NCAA Division I Women's Rowing Committee and the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Issues Committee.
A native of St. Joseph, Missouri, Troester earned her bachelor's degree in business administration in 1986 and a master's of business administration in 1988, both from Central Missouri State.