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Sports Information Office

The Defiance College sports information office is located on the south side of the Karl H. Weaner Community Center adjacent to the McMaster Center. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on game day as time requires. The office can be reached by calling (419) 783-2566 or (419) 783-2384.


Media Credentials

Credentials for working media should be requested through sports information director Steve Ruthsatz via email at or by telephone at (419) 783-2566. Credentials should be requested at least two days prior to the event(s) media wish to cover. No credentials will be mailed. If there is a special circumstance, please contact the sports information office.


Radio and Television

Radio and/or television stations planning to originate a broadcast at a Defiance College athletic event should contact the sports information office at least one week prior to the planned broadcast. Courtesy lines are provided for the official station of opposing schools.



Media members must adhere to the following guidelines regarding Defiance College student-athlete and/or coach interviews: (1) All requests must be coordinated through the sports information office; (2) Student-athletes are typically available for interviews, either in the sports information office or via telephone, prior to practices (generally 1:30-4 p.m.) and following the completion of practices; (3) Please give at least one days notice of who you wish to interview; and (4) No interviews will be allowed prior to kickoff on football game days.


Sports Information Form

Online Student-Athlete Bio Form