Erin Kido is entering her seventh year at Xavier, serving as the Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator. In her current position, Kido is primarily responsible for coordinating all facets of Xavier's comprehensive athletics compliance program and overseeing all of the department's student-athlete welfare priorities, including sports medicine, strength and conditioning, academic support services, gender equity and diversity. She is the athletics department's liaison to the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid and Residence Life on-campus and also serves as the sport administrator for the baseball and men's and women's cross country and track and field programs.
In addition to her Xavier commitments, Kido is also extensively engaged in intercollegiate athletics nationally. Kido currently serves on the Board of Directors and Legislation and Governance Committee of the National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC), as well as the NCAA/NAAC Thought Leaders Group, which provides valuable input as policy and legislative concepts are developed at the national level. She also holds an appointment on the Division I Advisory Group of the NCAA Eligibility Center, as well as several committees on-campus. Kido has previously served on the NCAA Legislative Council, NCAA Recruiting and Athletics Personnel Issues Cabinet and NCAA Subcommittee for Legislative Relief.
Prior to arriving at Xavier, Kido served as the Director of Compliance for the University of Oklahoma Department of Athletics. While at Oklahoma, she played an integral role in building a strong, comprehensive compliance program that included broad-based rules education, as well as effective and efficient monitoring systems.
In addition to her compliance experience at OU, Kido was the Compliance Graduate Assistant at The Ohio State University. She joined the Ohio State staff after serving as the Championships and Marketing Assistant with the West Coast Conference and working as a student assistant in the UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
A native of San Jose, CA, Kido received her bachelor's degree from UCLA in physiological science and earned her master's degree in sport and exercise management from Ohio State. She currently resides in Cincinnati with her husband, Jared, and daughter.