Athletic Communications

Philosophy: The Athletics Communications Office within Fighting Irish Media serves as the intermediary between the University of Notre Dame's 26 varsity athletic programs and the local and national media. In doing so, our office strives to enhance the publicity of and showcase accomplishments of all Notre Dame student-athletes on the field, in the classroom and within the surrounding community.

Goal: To provide the best possible media coverage of Notre Dame athletics - including the department's student-athletes, coaching staffs and administration - by facilitating the requests launched by various print, television, radio and electronic media members. the Athletics Communications Office also provides an expanding range of services to meet the ever-growing needs of the media covering Irish athletics and the fans of Fighting Irish athletics. These initiatives center around timely results, reporting and assisting other information-seeking organizations and individuals. Additionally, the department serves as the chief public division of Notre Dame Athletics, upholding image as a top priority in its dealings with media, fans and other individuals wishing to learn more about Notre Dame Athletics and its members.

 

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University of Notre Dame Athletics
Athletics Communications Office
Room 112 Joyce Center
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631-7516 | Fax: (574) 631-7941
Athletics Communications Staff
Michael Bertsch
Michael Bertsch
Director of Football Media Relations

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Dan Colleran
Dan Colleran
Associate Athletics Communications Director

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Carol Copley
Carol Copley
Senior Administrative Assistant

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Megan Golden
Megan Golden
Assistant Athletics Communications Director

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Robby Hamman
Robby Hamman
Assistant Athletics Communications Director

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Tony Jones
Tony Jones
Assistant Athletics Communications Director

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Sinhue Mendoza
Sinhue Mendoza
Media Services Coordinator

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Joanne Norell
Joanne Norell
Assistant Athletics Communications Director

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Michael Scholl
Michael Scholl
Assistant Athletics Communications Director

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Leigh Torbin
Leigh Torbin
Associate Athletics Communications Director

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Alan Wasielewski
Alan Wasielewski
Associate Athletics Communications Director

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Name Title Responsibilities Phone (574) Email
Michael Bertsch Director of Football Media Relations Football 631-8642 bertsch.3@nd.edu
Dan Colleran Associate Athletics Communications Director Hockey, Women's Golf 631-7519 daniel.p.colleran.2@nd.edu
Alan Wasielewski Associate Athletics Communications Director Men's Basketball, Rowing 631-8458 awasiele@nd.edu
Leigh Torbin Associate Athletics Communications Director Women's Basketball, Men's Golf 631-9471 ltorbin@nd.edu
Tony Jones Assistant Athletics Communications Director Men's Soccer, Softball 631-1762 ajones25@nd.edu
Joanne Norell Assistant Athletics Communications Director Women's Soccer, M/W Tennis, M/W Fencing 631-3397 jnorell@nd.edu
Michael Scholl Assistant Athletics Communications Director Baseball, Football (secondary) 631-4780 mscholl@nd.edu
Megan Golden Assistant Athletics Communications Director Women's Lacrosse, Cross Country, Track and Field, Women's Basketball (secondary) 631-2664 mgolden@nd.edu
Robby Hamman Assistant Athletics Communications Director Volleyball, Men's Lacrosse, Men's Basketball (secondary) 631-8032 rhamman@nd.edu
Sinhue Mendoza Media Services Coordinator M/W Swimming & Diving, Credential Manager 631-6453 smendoz2@nd.edu
Carol Copley Senior Staff Assistant Archival File Oversight, Media Mailing List Coordinator 631-7517 ccopley1@nd.edu

 

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