Lindsey Schmidt originally joined SIUE as an Academic Advisor for Athletics in April 2008.
Her duties include advising students concerning University policies, career decisions, leadership development, campus resources, and the selection of appropriate coursework. Schmidt assists Jaci Declue in advisement of student athletes, registration and progress of all "non-declared" or "intent to declare" student-athletes and some academic support services for the Intercollegiate Athletics program insuring compliance with NCAA, Conference and University regulations.
The St. Louis native previously held positions with Missouri MERS/Goodwill as a Grant Coordinator, a Youth Specialist for the MO Division of Youth Services and a Psychiatric Tech at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis.
As a student-athlete Schmidt was a four-year starter for the UT Martin volleyball team from 1999-2003. She helped UT Martin to Ohio Valley Conference regular season championships in 2001 and 2002. In addition, Schmidt helped UT Martin to a 2002 OVC tournament title, where she was named the Most Valuable Player.
Schmidt received a bachelor's degree in Psychology from UT Martin in 2003. She earned her master's degree in Sports Exercise & Behavior from SIUE in 2009.
Schmidt and her husband Justin reside in St. Louis with their son and daughter.