Nancye Rahn
Nancye Rahn
Title: Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs
Phone: 423-652-6469
Year: 4th Year

Rahn is heading into her fourth year at King as the Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs. Rahn works with the coaches on Athletic fundraising, while also building alumni and community relations. Recently she has created the Tornado Leadership Academy.  Working with student-athlete leaders and Career and Professional Services they continue to build Backpacks to Briefcases, a career oriented leadership series. Last year Tornado 101 was added for freshmen and transfer students to help them get to know each other across teams and to learn about key support areas on campus. This year the goal is to add a Team Leader Coaching series for future captains. She also oversees all of King’s game day event management and promotions.

Before coming to King, Rahn spent more than eight years with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), working on projects such as the yearly Rookie Camp for newly named national team athletes. Rahn also developed relationships with the U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Anti-Doping while coordinating programs between them and USSA teams. During her time at USSA she traveled to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. At the games, she played an integral role in the Sochi Bound Friends and Family Program.

Away from work Rahn spends much of her free time giving back to the local community, including participating in the Reading Buddies program. In 2016-17 she was a member of the LEAD Bristol! class, learning more about both sides of Bristol.  Rahn is also a member of the Women Leaders in College Sports and on the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Committee. She also enjoys traveling and plans to visit China this fall.

Rahn holds a Master of Science degree in Mass Communication and Public Relations from San Jose State University and earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Towson University.