Director of Athletic Communications
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Randall Stewart accepted the Director of Athletic Communications position in August 2016, returning to Newberry after beginning his career as an intern under former Assistant AD for Athletic Communications Josh Manck during the spring of 2013.
During the 2016-17 season, Stewart was the primary media contact for the SAC champion football team and the ECAC champion wrestling team. He was also primarily responsible for promoting the baseball team, women's golf team, and men's golf team, which finished the season in fifth place at the 2017 NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships.
He helped expand Newberry's media coverage, worked extensively on Newberry's two nationally-televised home football games, and coordinated media and statistical operations for the 2017 NCAA Women's Golf South Super Regional, 2016 SAC Cross Country Championships, and 2016 ECAC Division II Field Hockey Tournament.
Stewart spent the previous two academic years as the Athletic Media Relations Director at fellow South Atlantic Conference member Brevard College, overseeing the promotion of all 20 of the Tornados' varsity sport programs while serving as the primary media contact for nine. He served as Media Relations Coordinator for three South Atlantic Conference Championships, implemented the school's first-ever live video streams, promoted Brevard's first three Academic All-District honorees, and served as Southeast Region All-America voting coordinator for the Division II Conference Commissioner's Association men's soccer teams.
A veteran of seven NCAA Division I and II Tournament across four sports, Stewart is a three-time district winner of the Fred Stabley, Sr. Writing Contest administered through the College Sports Information Directors of America, of which he is a member. He also helped increase Brevard's social media engagement by over 40 percent during his two years there.
Prior to Brevard, Stewart served as Sports Information Graduate Assistant for the 2013-2014 academic year at King University in Bristol, Tenn. There, he helped promote all 25 Tornado athletic programs while earning a Master of Business Administration. The Spartanburg native earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina in Sport and Entertainment Management in 2013. He spent a semester at Newberry as part of his final internship requirement, serving as softball's primary contact during his previous stint with the Wolves.
Sport Assignments: Football, Baseball, Cheerleading, Scarlet Poms