Blakley (Mathews) Thibodeaux joined the LSU Athletics Department in May of 2022 as a Compliance Coordinator.
Prior to joining the staff, Thibodeaux was promoted to Director of Compliance at Louisiana-Lafayette in July of 2021 after working as an assistant director of two years.
Thibodeaux came to Louisiana from Middle Tennessee State’s Department of Athletics, where she spent two years as a compliance assistant.
She is a member of the National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC) and was selected as a recipient of the 2020 NAAC Convention Stipend.
A native of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Thibodeaux earned a bachelor’s degree in leisure, sport, and tourism studies from Middle Tennessee State University in 2017, where she was a member of the cheerleading team. She then returned to MTSU to complete her master’s degree in leisure and sport management with an emphasis on sport industry in 2018.