Senior Associate Athletic Director
Entering her 19th year with the Arkansas Women's
Athletics Department, Tracey Mays Stehlik's career has mirrored the
department. Joining the Lady'Backs as an assistant basketball coach
in 1985, Tracey was promoted to Associate Athletic Director
November 1997 and was named Senior Associate Athletic Director in July
She began her administrative career at Arkansas as
the compliance coordinator in 1993 and was promoted to assistant
athletic director in 1996. Stehlik also oversees complience, facilites, equipment
for the Lady'Backs.
Meet director for the 2001, 2002, and 2003 NCAA Men's and
Women's Division I Track and Field Championships, Stehlik was a member
of the organizing committee for the Northwest Arkansas Race for the Cure
and served as the co-race director for two years. She most recenlty
co-chaired the 2002 American Heart Association's Heart Walk.
Prior to accepting her administrative duties, Stehlik
was an assistant basketball coach for seven years, helping Arkansas
make five postseason appearances under head coach John Sutherland.
Arkansas' primary recruiter during her years as a
coach, Stehlik's list of signees reads like a Who's Who of Lady'Back
basketball, including Kodak All-American Delmonica DeHorney, Academic All-American
Amber Nicholas and two-time all-SWC Blair Savage.
A four-year starter at Alabama-Birmingham as a forward,
Stehlik earned her bachelor's at UAB in 1982. Stehlik was a graduate
assistant at Kansas, completing her master's in 1985.
Her husband, Wayne, is Director of Development for
Women's Athletics. The Stehliks have two daughters, Mollie and Maggie.