- B.S. in Business Administration, Marquette University;
M.A. in Sport Administration, Ball State University
- Spencer Bonahoom is the Senior Academic Counselor for Student-Athlete Development & Leadership. A member of the Student-Athlete Support Program, he provides academic support to the women’s soccer and women's field hockey teams, and serves as the First Year Advisor to those teams. He is also responsible for implementing and facilitating student-athlete development programs for all American University student-athletes, including the execution of the AU Eagles Leadership Academy. In addition, Bonahoom teaches the AUx1 course for all student-athletes. Bonahoom began his tenure at American in October 2016. Prior to arriving in Washington, D.C., Bonahoom spent the previous two years in Muncie, IN. There, he earned his master of arts degree in sport administration from Ball State University. Bonahoom also served the Ball State Athletic Department as the Graduate Assistant for Administration. In this position, his focus was on student-athlete development. He created new leadership development initiatives for first and second-year student-athletes and expanded the department’s career preparation programming. The Fort Wayne, IN native graduated from Marquette University with a bachelor’s degree in business.