Casey Hunt enters her seventh full year as associate director of athletics and her 12th year overall at Missouri State. Hunt oversees the operations of several of the institution's 17 men's and women's sports programs. In addition, she has oversight of the Bears' athletic training and strength and conditioning programs and serves as the primary personnel administrator for intercollegiate athletics and sport administrator for MSU's baseball, women's basketball, track and field, cross country, men's soccer, field hockey and volleyball programs. Hunt joined the MSU staff in March 2003 as assistant director of athletics for compliance, a post in which she served until succeeding Darlene Bailey as associate athletics director in September of 2006. A native of Nanticoke, Pa., Hunt came to Springfield from Coastal Carolina University, where she had been assistant athletics director for compliance since 1998. At Coastal Carolina, Hunt's responsibilities included overseeing budgets for some of the school's 17 sports, working in game operations, supervising the hosting of conference championships and directing summer sports camps. She was honored as the Big South Compliance Director of the Year in 2000. Hunt graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 1994 and earned a master's degree from the University of Connecticut in 1996. She served one year as an intern in the Syracuse University athletics compliance office and two years in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference compliance section. A four-year starter in women's basketball at St. Bonaventure, Hunt was inducted into the school's athletics hall of fame in February 2007. Additionally, she was inducted into the Luzerne County (Pa.) Sports Hall of Fame in August 2010. Hunt and her husband, Clint, were married in August 2012, and reside in Springfield.