In her role as Director of Marketing & Events, Krissy Woods maintains the state association’s relationship with its strategic partners and sponsors. She also oversees the planning and management of events such as the Annual Awards Banquet, Annual General Meeting and Cup Finals, and leads branding, advertising and merchandising initiatives.
Woods joins Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer from the University of Pennsylvania, where she served two years as the Associate Director of Communications in the Department of Athletics. While at Penn, Woods coordinated the communication and graphic design efforts for several of the college’s varsity programs in addition to serving as the public relations director for the historic 122nd and 123rd Penn Relays.
Prior to Penn, Woods held various roles at Villanova University, most notably as a Marketing and Media Relations Coordinator. She assisted with the publicity and marketing for the Wildcats’ 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship team and served as the host coordinator for numerous NCAA and conference championships including the 2013 Men’s College Cup and 2012 NCAA Women's Lacrosse National Championship.
A Mechanicsburg native, Woods played field hockey and majored in Psychology and English and Textual Studies at Syracuse University. She graduated in 2008 before earning her Master’s Degree in Public Communication from American University in 2009.
Woods is a collegiate and high school field hockey and lacrosse official in her free time and recently officiated in the 2017 NCAA Field Hockey Championships.