Assistant Director/Athletic Communications
Mady Salvani is in her 40th year in the Office of Athletic Communications, and 30th season as an assistant director. Involved in all aspects of the athletic communications operations, Salvani currently oversees women's soccer, gymnastics, rifle and softball. She is also the Director of Research and Special Reports.
When women's sports began at the Academy, she was promoted from an administrative assistant to public affairs specialist. After women were first admitted to West Point in 1966, Salvani served as the women's SID, acting as the main point of contact for all Army's female intercollegiate athletic programs.
She has also covered men's swimming and diving, sprint football, golf, men's track and field, men's soccer, men's tennis, squash, fencing and pistol along with being part of the day-to-day operation associated with football.
Her women's basketball, women's soccer and softball guides have earned "Best in the District" in District 1 with women's basketball ranked eighth nationally by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The women's soccer guide has also been recognized by Soccer Buzz magazine.
Salvani has served in a media relations capacity for NCAA Championships hosted by West Point, to include gymnastics (2005) and rifle (1981, 1985, 1991, 2003), along with the NCAA Men's Gymnastics East Regional meets in 1994 and 1997. Salvani has also worked several conference championships that Army has hosted in a myriad of other sports.
Salvani is a 2001 recipient of the ECAC-SIDA University Division Marsh Award.
Graduating from Spencerian Business College in 1963, Salvani began her career at the U.S. Military Academy as a receptionist for the Civilian Personnel Office. Following a one-year tour, she moved to the Gifts Program Office for a four-year stint before arriving in the sports information office as an administrative assistant in 1968.
Active locally in the community, Salvani has been involved in coaching girls' youth basketball for over 30 years.