Lisa N. Salgado

Adjunct Lecturer in Sports Management
Director of Basketball Operations

McClelland Hall 405
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

Sports management
Sports administration and operations
Collegiate athletic student services
Identity development

Lisa Salgado has spent 12 years working with the Arizona Athletics in various roles and over 20 years teaching at the K-8 and collegiate levels. She is currently serving as the Director of Basketball Operations for The University of Arizona Women's Basketball Program. Previously, she served as the Assistant Director of Student Development at the University of Arizona. She oversaw the academic progress for student-athletes in men's basketball, women's basketball, and baseball.

Salgado earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Montclair State University in 1995. She went to teach for five years in the New Jersey school system before leaving to receive her Masters of Education in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Arizona. She earned her Doctorate in Educational Psychology in 2011, also from the University of Arizona. 

She is married to Andrew Salgado and they have a daughter. 


  • MGMT 354 The Business of College Sports


  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, The University of Arizona, 2011
  • M.Ed., The University of Arizona
  • B.A. Montclair State College