Hailey is a first-year Ph.D. student and works as a graduate assistant in Education Outreach under Dr. Matthew Etchells. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Leadership at Texas A&M in 2016, followed by a Master of Science in Sport Management at Texas A&M in 2019. She was a collegiate athlete at Houston Baptist University and later became an undergraduate and graduate student assistant for Texas A&M Softball. After her time at Texas A&M, she worked for Cal State Fullerton and East Carolina Baseball in operations and development. Throughout her eight years in the field, she was part of five regionals, two super regionals, two regional championships, a super regional championship and a Women’s College World Series appearance. Broadly, her research interests are in marketing and communications directed towards communications processes and behavioral science in this area as well as athlete branding.