Katie Heacox joined the University of Saint Joseph Department of Athletics as Compliance Assistant in July of 2020.
In May 2018, Heacox graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) where she earned a bachelor's degree in Sports Management with a minor in Psychology.
During her years at SCSU, Heacox was a four-year varsity athlete on the women’s track and field team where she specialized in the hammer throw. In 2016 and 2017, Heacox received the NCAA Division II Athletic Directors’ Association Academic Achievement Award and was named Northeast 10 Conference All-Academic Team during her four years at SCSU. Heacox earned All-Conference honors all four years in the hammer throw. Additionally, Heacox was All-New England in the Hammer event in 2017 and 2018. During her junior year in 2017, Heacox competed at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships placing 15th in the country in the hammer throw.
Heacox is currently pursuing a master's degree in Athletic Administration at Endicott College. Prior to attending Endicott and SCSU, Heacox attended high school at Housatonic Valley Regional where she was a two-time State Open Champion in the hammer throw and a Class S Champion in the shot put.