|Title:||Associate Director for Compliance|
Tracey Short has been the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at Wesley College since 2010. Short earned the title after being renamed the department's Senior Women's Administrator in 2008.
Currently one of just a handful of active field hockey coaches with over 200 victories, Short has also coached the softball team during her time at Wesley. She is the Wolverines' winningest coach in both sports.
After high school Short continued her athletic and academic career at Salisbury State College - renamed Salisbury State University and now Salisbury University. Academically, Tracey majored in Physical Education, receiving a Bachelor of Science in PE, Certified to Teach K-12. Most recently, she received her Master of Education from Wesley College in May of 2002.
Athletically, Short participated in field hockey and softball. During her collegiate career in softball she was a captain (sophomore year) and the team participated in three post-season tournaments. The field hockey team made the NCAA tournament in each of her four seasons. She was a member of the undefeated (21-0) National Championship team as a sophomore. The team lost eight starters to graduation and their head coach and still returned to the Final Four, finishing third after a triple overtime loss to William Smith. Her senior year they once again finished third in the Nation. Tracey received many field hockey honors at Salisbury including all-region twice and was an All-American her senior year. As a junior she received the Coaches Award and as a senior was voted team MVP. In 2001, Short was inducted into the Salisbury University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Following graduation, Tracey spent two years as an assistant with the Salisbury field hockey team, and the women's lacrosse for one season. In 1991 she served as head softball coach at Snow Hill High School, before returning to North Dorchester in 1992 to help guide the softball team back to playoffs for the first time since 1985.
Prior to joining the Wesley College coaching staff, Short taught PE for grade 1-11 at Worcester Country Day School in Berlin, Maryland. While there she coached three sports: field hockey, basketball and women's lacrosse.
She has been involved with three NCAA committees - Regional Ranking Committees for Field Hockey and Softball, and Chair of the All-American Committee for Field Hockey. She has also chaired the ECAC selection committee, responsible for selecting the teams to participate in the ECAC Mid-Atlantic Championship.