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Petrina Long joined the UCLA staff in June of 2004 as Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Women's Administrator.
Long has oversight responsibility for several sports, including women's basketball, women's volleyball, softball and gymnastics, as well as several administrative areas, among them academic services, compliance, equity issues, and governmental relations.
Long came to UCLA from UC Irvine, where she had served as senior associate athletic director/senior women's administrator since 1993, working closely with Bruin athletic director Dan Guerrero. She also served as interim athletic director following Guerrero's departure to UCLA.
In addition to her UCLA commitments, Long is also extensively involved in a number of areas relating to intercollegiate athletics. She currently serves as chair of the new NCAA Recruiting Cabinet after serving for three years as chair of the NCAA Academics and Eligibility Cabinet (AEC) Subcommittee on Recruiting. Long also serves on the NCAA Men's Volleyball Committee. On the conference level, Long is an administrative liaison to several sports, including women's volleyball, cross-country, track & field, and men's soccer (MPSF). She is also a past chair of the Senior Women's Administrative Committee (SWAC) and is currently a member of the Women's Basketball Tournament Committee.
During her 11 years at UCI, Long supervised several of the university's 23 sports teams, as well as academic and student support, compliance and sports medicine. In addition, she was active in numerous groups on campus and in the community. Her campus activities included serving on the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics (CACIA), and chairing the Diversity Development Program Board for two years. She was a board member of the Irvine Chamber of Commerce for several years and has been a school volunteer in the city of Tustin. Long was a member of the Big West Council and previously chaired the Big West Compliance Committee for two years. She also served on the Executive Committee of both the Big West Conference and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.
Prior to her tenure at UCI, Long spent nine years at Columbia University, serving in both the associate and assistant athletics director positions. She was the Assistant Athletics Director for Academic Affairs at Southern Methodist University from 1982-84 and was an advisor for student-athletes at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1979-82.
Long received her B.A. degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1977 and her Master's degree in Anthropology from Columbia in 1992. She and her husband, Sam McCamey, have a daughter, Samantha, and two sons, Monte and Traland.
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