The Defiance College athletic communications office is located on the south end of the Karl H. Weaner Community Center, which is adjacent to the McMaster Center. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on game/match days as time requires. The phone numbers for DC athletic communications are 419.783.2566 (director) and 419.783.2384 (assistant director).
Credentials for working media should be requested through Director of Athletic Communications Garett Mansfield via email at email@example.com 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 or request, please contact the athletic communication office.
Radio and Television
Radio and/or television stations planning to originate a broadcast at a Defiance College athletic event should contact the athletic communications office at least one week prior to the planned broadcast. Courtesy lines are provided for the official stations 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 athletic communication 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 day of notice of who you wish to interview; and (4) No interviews will be allowed prior to kickoff on football game days.
DC Quick Facts
Address: 701 N. Clinton St.; Defiance, Ohio 43512
Nickname/Mascot: Yellow Jackets/Buzz
Colors: Purple (PMS 267C) and Gold (PMS 460C)
Affiliation: NCAA Division III
Conferences: Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC), Great Lakes Esports Conference (GLEC)
President: Dr. Richanne C. Mankey
Athletic Director: Derek Woodley
Main Athletic Department Phone: 419.783.2341
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