Precious Birdsong - Women's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Precious Birdsong

Assistant Director

Precious Birdsong joined Vanderbilt Athletics in 2021 as assistant director of facilities and events management. In this role, Birdsong oversees the day-to-day operations of the Lummis Family Tennis Center and the outdoor track facility. Additionally, she serves as the event manager for indoor and outdoor track and field, cross country and women’s tennis.

Birdsong previously served as an assistant director of facilities and game operations at Arkansas-Little Rock, where she oversaw game day operations for all 15 varsity sports teams.

Birdsong is an active member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, where she interned 2019-2020. She is also a member of Women Leaders in College Sports, Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association, and Minority Opportunities Athletic Association, for whom she serves on the external relations committee and is a 2021 graduate of the Rising Stars Program.

A 2018 graduate of Middle Tennessee State with a bachelor’s degree in leisure, sport, and tourism studies, Birdsong earned numerous accolades in the classroom and on the softball field including a NCAA Woman of the Year nomination. She was named one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award and was an NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete.

In addition, Birdsong was the first player in Middle Tennessee history to be drafted to a professional softball league and holds several school records. Birdsong also earned her master’s degree from Middle Tennessee in sports management in 2019, where she served as a facilities and operations graduate assistant.

A Chattanooga, Tennessee, native, Birdsong is the founder and executive director of the Precious Birdsong Family Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Chattanooga.