Former Marquette Women's basketball standout Kiesha Oliver-Hayes enters her fourth season as the program's director of student-athlete development, women's basketball.
As the director of student-athlete development, women's basketball, Oliver-Hayes is involved with day-to-day operations of women's basketball as well as initiating and directing MU's community service opportunities.
Oliver-Hayes came to Marquette following a successful career as a pharmaceutical sales representative, and served as a site director for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee from 2001-04. While with the Boys and Girls Clubs, Oliver-Hayes organized, directed and supervised the daily operations of the Community Learning Center.
A four-year letterwinner at Marquette, Oliver-Hayes helped the Golden Eagles to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances (1997-2000) and back-to-back Conference USA Regular Season titles.
As a member of four NCAA Tournament teams, Oliver-Hayes is very familiar with Mitchell's system of success and team's core values of believe, commit, mature, respect and thankfulness.
During her successful career, Oliver-Hayes averaged 9.0 points per game, including a career-best 10.0 points her junior and senior seasons, and earned a spot on the All-Conference USA Third Team in 2000. Oliver-Hayes was a team captain during the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 seasons, and was the recipient of the Golden Eagle Character Awards in 2000.
Oliver-Hayes earned a bachelor of arts degree in communication studies from Marquette in 2000.
Oliver-Hayes is married to Tony Hayes. The couple resides in Glendale with their daughter Alliayah.