Tristan Hood joined the University of Houston Athletics Department in 2013 as assistant director of compliance. In that role, she works closely with the Softball, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis and Men's and Women's Golf programs on day-to-day compliance issues.
Hood joined the Cougars after a three-year stint at Western Kentucky as a compliance assistant. There, she assisted in daily compliance operations and led educational meetings for Hilltopper coaches, staff and student-athletes.
As an undergraduate at Western Kentucky, Hood worked as an assistant athletics trainer, primarily with the Football team. She received her bachelor's degree in exercise science in 2009.
Following her graduation, she worked for a year in the WKU Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Department as a graduate assistant.
Hodd received her master's degree in sports administration from Western Kentucky in May 2013. A native of Ashland, Ky., she is single and lives in Houston.