Degrees and Certifications:
Cinnamon Sheffield, EdD,
Assistant Director of Athletics
Area of Responsibility: Compliance, Tennis, Baseball
Years of Experience:
Collegiate Alma Mater:
Louisiana State University, B.S.
Texas Christian University, M.Ed.
University of North Texas, EdD
Dr. Sheffield, who is a Dallas ISD graduate of Skyline High School who ran track at South Oak Cliff High School, comes to us after a distinguished career at the University of North Texas where she served as a Senior Associate Athletic Director for the past 12 years.
Prior to her 17-year stint in athletic administration at UNT, she was an assistant track coach at Texas Christian University for eight years.
Dr. Sheffield received her Bachelors degree from Louisiana State University, her Masters degree from Texas Christian University, and her Ed. D. from the University of North Texas.
She was a 2-time (87&88) Texas State Champion in the 100m hurdles. As a student-athlete at LSU, she was a ten-time All-American in track and field, a six-time NCAA champion, and she qualified twice for the U.S. Olympic Trials.
During her tenure at UNT, she was responsible for all NCAA compliance matters, supervised a variety of sports, managed the academic progress for all student-athletes, and was the departments Title IX Coordinator.