Kristen (Altieri) DeCarli currently serves an an instructor in Sports Management at Albertus Magnus College.
Before moving over to the academic side of the College full-time, she began her tenure as Associate Director of Athletics on July 22, 2013. Previously, DeCarli spent five months as Acting Director of Athletics in addition to her sports information responsibilities.
DeCarli came to Albertus on July 5, 2011 as Assistant Director of Athletics, Sports Information Director, and Senior Woman Administrator.
DeCarli, a native of nearby Hamden, Connecticut, comes to Albertus from the University of Connecticut, where she served as an Athletic Communications Assistant from July of 2007 to July of 2011. While at UConn, DeCarli served as the primary media contact for eight different programs, including UConn’s powerhouse men’s soccer and baseball programs, and also worked as an assistant media contact for the famed UConn women’s basketball team.
Prior to her stint at UConn, DeCarli spent two years working in the Sports Information Office at Southern Connecticut State University, including a stint as Co-Interim Sports Information Director in 2007. DeCarli was involved in all facets of the Sports Information operation at Southern Connecticut State, and was the lead media contact during SCSU’s incredible run to the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship in 2007.
DeCarli has also worked for the athletic departments at Quinnipiac University, Hamden Hall Country Day School, Hamden High School, and the Landmark School in Prides Crossing, Massachusetts.
As a student, DeCarli attended Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Sports Management. At Endicott, DeCarli was a member of the women’s volleyball program, captaining Endicott’s 2004 Commonwealth Coast Conference Championship team.