Associate Athletic Director for Communications (MBB, WG)
|Athletic Media Relations|
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For the past 10 years, White has overseen all the responsibilities of the ETSU Athletic Media Relations Department, including management of the Buccaneer Sports Network's radio and television coverage. He is the primary contact for men’s basketball and women’s golf.
White, who spent seven years as an award winning sports editor at newspapers like the Bristol (Va.-Tenn.) Herald Courier and the Elizabethon Tenn. Star before coming to ETSU, is a 1996 graduate of Milligan College, where he played four years for the Buffaloes' baseball team. In addition, he earned his Masters degree in Business Administration from ETSU in the summer of 2008.
In his time with the Buccaneer program, White has played a critical role in the launch of the Buccaneer Sports Network, helped direct four complete redesigns of the program's official athletic web site, and instituted more effective publishing schedules for the program's media guides and other printed materials. In addition to his daily duties, White has also acted as chair of the department's Culture of Excellence committee and Social Network Awareness Committee, served on the 2007 ETSU Football Task Force, and is currently a member of the athletic department's Alcohol Awareness Task Force. As a member of the ETSU Campus Communication Team, White serves a wide variety of public relations roles on campus even beyond the athletic department.
A native of Elizabethton and lifelong ETSU fan, White is married to Dr. Sherri L. Smith White. He has two children, a newborn named Raina Grace and 7-year-old Jackson Lee.
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