Hill most recently served as the Chief Student Development and Retention Officer at Point University. Hill served in an oversight role for the Office of Student Life and the Department of Athletics. He also served as the Director of Student Success, oversaw all efforts to retain students, coordinated all Orientation related activities, served as the Lead Title IX Coordinator, and served as an instructor for BUS 435 Sports Law, as well as EFT 101 Effective Thinking (first-year experience course). Hill formerly served as a Senior Associate Athletics Director at Auburn University for 12 years. Hill oversaw the Auburn Football Letterman Club (AFLC), the A Club (former student-athlete organization), AUBURNYOU – which works to promote student-athlete experience initiatives (internships, programming, etc…) and create a permanent gateway for former student-athletes to remain connected to the athletics department, and he served as the sport administrator for 10 of the 21 sports sponsored at Auburn University.
Hill returned to his alma mater in 2006 after working at Stetson University as the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance for over five years. He has served on several NCAA and institutional committees, been involved with and chaired several search committees, involved with a major facility enhancement to the basketball arena, served as sport administrator for the men’s basketball program, oversaw strength and conditioning for all 21 sports, involved with all major compliance related matters and supervised student-athlete support services (academics) for all 21 sports. Hill serves on the Auburn Water Works Board (AWWB) and previously served on the Downtown West Point Development Authority Board (DWPDA).
He received his Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Promotion in 1997 (Auburn University), Master of Education in Higher Education Administration in 2000 (Auburn University), and Ph. D. in Higher Education Administration in 2015 (Auburn University). Hill is a member of several academic honor societies, graduate of the Division 1A Athletic Directors’ Institute, graduate of the NCAA Pathway Program, served as an outsider reader on a couple of dissertation committees and co-author of research: “Cost Control: The Challenge for Intercollegiate Athletics”.
Hill was a member of the Auburn University football team in the early 90’s and served as a high school football coach where several of his former players received scholarships to attend institutions in the Southeastern Conference. Hill is married to Sherina Hill from Bremen, Georgia and they reside in Auburn with their two small children, Kylie (11) and Christian (10).
Carrie Collett Development Officer, Corporate and Community Partnerships
As the Development Officer, Carrie is actively involved in bringing awareness to and securing philanthropic support to University Outreach and its programs. Carrie previously served as Development Officer for the Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University, where she cultivated meaningful relationships with alumni, community leaders and organizations to secure philanthropic support. She also served as program administrator for the Gogue Center’s sponsorship program. Carrie is an Auburn University graduate with a B.S. in Apparel Merchandising and has been with working for Auburn University since 2018.