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Ali Paquette
Ali Paquette
Title: Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Phone: (860) 685-3918
Email: apaquette@wesleyan.edu

Ali Paquette joined Wesleyan Athletics in the fall of 2018 after serving as the Athletic Communications Intern at Middlebury College for two years. After serving as Wesleyan’s Athletic Communications Assistant for the 2018-19 academic year, Paquette was promoted to Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. She serves as the primary contact for 17 sports and manages the athletic department’s social media and graphic design. 

In her role at Middlebury, she was instrumental in enhancing the Panther’s social media presence with her extensive graphic design work. Additionally, she helped managed all facets of sports information for all 31 teams.

Paquette has also been a media relations staff member for multiple NESCAC and NCAA Championship events, including the 2017 NCAA Field Hockey Championship (Middlebury), the 2018 NCAA Volleyball Championship (Wesleyan), the 2019 NESCAC Swimming & Diving Championship (Wesleyan) and the 2019 NCAA Tennis Championships (Wesleyan).

She is an active member of ECAC-SIDA, serving as a panelist at the annual workshop for the past two years. In the summer of 2019, she was named the College Representative on the organization’s Executive Board. Paquette won a national writing award in 2018-19, as her feature story on long-time Wesleyan supporter Brian O’Rourke claimed CoSIDA’s Fred Stabley, Sr. Writing Award in the general feature category.   

In 2018, she received her Master’s of Sport Management and Athletic Administration from Southern New Hampshire University. A 2013 graduate of Salve Regina University, Paquette was a member of the Seahawks’ cross country and track and field teams.