Casey Africano

Director of Academics   //  


Casey Africano, a California native, is the Academic Site Coach for the TPH Center of Excellence in Phoenix. Africano was a four-year member of the Fighting Irish Women’s Softball team and a four time Monogram Winner. She served as Community Service Coordinator for the Fighting Irish Women’s Softball organizing over 750 athletes in team and individual service opportunities, such as Habitat for Humanity, Fighting Irish Fight for Life, Relay for Life, various charitable causes at the South Bend Center of the Homeless and organizing events for Fighting Irish athletes to dedicate time at children’s hospitals across South Bend. Africano also served as President of the Notre Dame Christian Athletes organization. In her final year of college, she was one of five seniors to be chosen to participate in the prestigious Rosenthal Leadership Academy, which is a student-athlete advisory council for Notre Dame athletes.

Education & Accreditation

- Bachelor of Arts Sociology and Theology from the University of Notre Dame
- Master of Education in Policy and Leadership from Southern Methodist University


- Worked full-time as a Coordinator in the Student-Athlete Development Office at Texas Christian University, while attaining Master's