Melanie Wilson Joins Pfeiffer as Assistant AD for Compliance and SWA
Misenheimer, N.C. (Aug. 29, 2018) – Pfeiffer University announces the hiring of Melanie Wilson as Assistant AD for Compliance and Senior Woman Administration
Wilson joins the Pfeiffer staff after spending the last six years at Queens University in nearby Charlotte. While with the Royals, Wilson served as assistant softball coach for the Royals and was later elevated to head coach in 2012.
While at Queens, she coached a South Atlantic Conference Athlete of the Year, an All-Southeast Region Player, had one first team All-SAC selection and four named second team All-SAC. In the classroom, her player's garnered eight Academic All-SAC honors and one named All-State by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Directors Association (NCCSIA).
Wilson began her career in athletics as a graduate assistant softball coach at Kean University in Union, N.J. During her time there, the Division III institution collected conference championships in 2010 and 2011 while advancing to NCAA regional post-season play in consecutive years.
As a student-athlete, Wilson was a four-year starter in the pitcher's circle at Elon. In her career with the Phoenix, she played in 119 games, hit 17 home runs and collected 80 RBI.
Wilson earned SoCon Pitcher and Player of the Week honors in 2007 and 2008 and earned second team All-SoCon honors in 2008. She still holds several program records for the Elon program.