Out In Athletics

Dr. Kayleigh McCauley

Out In Athletics offers comprehensive LGBTQA+ diversity and inclusion consulting services and programming for athletic administrators, coaches, and student-athletes.


Dr. Kayleigh McCauley

Founder, Out In Athletics


McCauley has over 10 years of experience working in Student-Athlete Development at NCAA Division I, II, and III institutions.  She is a leading practitioner-scholar in LGBTQA+ issues in intercollegiate athletics.  McCauley graduated from the University of New England with a B.S. in Exercise and Health Promotion in 2007, earned her M.S. in Sport Management from East Stroudsburg University in 2009, and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership in 2014 from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi.

Dr. McCauley founded Out in Athletics in hopes to provide athletic administrators, coaches, and student-athletes the skills and tools to create inclusive and diverse environments within their athletics departments.  McCauley aims to offer comprehensive training, policy development, policy implementation, and consulting services through her work with Out in Athletics.


Colleges, Universities & Conference Offices Out In Athletics has visited:

  • Agnes Scott College

  • Missouri State University

  • Lewis & Clark College

  • Northwest Conference

  • University of New England