Steve Shults is in his third year at UTEP, currently serving as Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. In his current role, Shults oversees all aspects of the compliance office. Shults develops and maintains a comprehensive compliance program to ensure the institution's compliance with NCAA, Conference USA, and UTEP policies and procedures. In addition to his compliance duties, Shults also serves as a sport administrator for the Softball team and is the game day administrator for the Women's Volleyball team.
Prior to his time at UTEP, Shults spent time working in the compliance offices at the University of Miami and Marshall University.
Shults earned his bachelor's degree in Coaching and Sport Administration from the University of Connecticut. He went on to receive his master's degree in Sport Administration from Marshall University. Shults is a member of the National Association of Athletics Compliance Coordinators (NAAC).
He is a native of Tallahassee, Fla., and currently resides in El Paso with his fiancé Alex and their dog Rio.