Melissa Wielandt begins her 15th year in the ticket office and is responsible for directing the daily work of the office.
Prior to coming to the University of Connecticut, Wielandt worked at Princeton University as the assistant softball coach from 1997-2001.
Wielandt, who originates from Southern California, moved away from home in 1992 to attend the University of Iowa and play collegiate softball. She graduated in 1996 with a degree in psychology and earned her a master's degree in sport management from the University of Connecticut in 2003.
She lives in Vernon with her son, Thomas.