Paul Schlickmann

VP, Athletics at Fairfield University

Paul Schlickmann joined Fairfield University as the seventh Director of Athletics at Fairfield University in the summer of 2017. He oversees the Department of Athletics in all facets of its mission to help develop Fairfield’s varsity student-athletes in athletic competition, in the classroom, and as citizens of their local and global communities. Mr. Schlickmann brought a diverse background in collegiate athletics administration and growth in fundraising to Fairfield. He previously served as Director of Athletics at Central Connecticut State University for seven years, a tenure highlighted by 20 Northeast Conference Championships. Mr. Schlickmann has also held senior administrative positions in the athletic departments of Stony Brook University and Yale University. The son of a 1962 Fairfield graduate, Mr. Schlickmann was a four-year letter winner on the basketball team at Trinity College (CT), where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Physical Education/Sport Management from Springfield College.



  • VP, Athletics

    Current role

  • Director, Athletics

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