Amy Hackett was named Director of Athletics in 2003 following seven years as Associate Athletic Director at University of Utah.
While at Puget Sound, the athletics program has thrived as a member of the NCAA Division III, winning the Northwest Conference All-Sports Trophy in 2006 and 2007 as well as capturing more than 27 conference titles and advancing numerous teams to NCAA Championships. Hackett served as the chair of the NWC Board of Athletic Administrators in 2006-07 and 2007-08. She currently serves on the NCAA DIII Committee on Infractions.
At Utah, Hackett oversaw 11 sports programs, business and finance, human resources, and events and facilities management. She was a member of various university committees, including the Oversight Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, and was the lead coordinator for the Men's Basketball team appearance at the 1998 NCAA Final Four.
Prior to her time as Utah, she was Associate Athletic Director at Santa Clara for 10 years and also worked for two minor league professional baseball organizations in Nashville, Tenn. and Eugene, Ore. She was a member of the NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee and chair of the American Indian Mascot Subcommittee. She previously served on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Committee.
A native of Eugene, Ore., Hackett is a graduate of Oregon State University and holds a master of sports administration and facilities management from Ohio University. Hackett and her son, Quinn, reside in Tacoma.