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Cristina Cowan
Cristina Cowan
Director of Athletics/SWA
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Cristina Cowan (Cristina Baker) is in her second year in the athletic department, and now serves as the as the Interim Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator at Avila University. She was promoted from Assistant Director of Athletics to Interim in the latter part of 2014.

Before moving over the athletics, Cristina spent nearly three years as an admission representative in the Admissions Office at Avila University. During that time, she recruited and met with prospective students  that were interested in Avila.

In her role as Interim Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator, Cristina is mainly responsible for compliance, eligibility, roster and scholarship management, and the departmental budget while working with each coach to identify and execute ways to enhance Eagle Athletics.

Cristina knows first-hand the student-athlete experience Avila offers as she was a 4 year starter in soccer, team captain, active in campus ministry, all while earning her degree in biology in 2010. She is currently working on her Masters of Science in General Psychology at Avila.