PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

SIDs Myford, Siegrist To Leave Penn State

Two longtime members of Penn State’s sports information department are leaving for other job opportunities, the university announced yesterday. Sports information directors Greg Myford and Brian Siegrist are departing for IMG College and the University of Southern Florida, respectively.

Myford is Penn State’s associate athletic director for marketing and communications. He has been in Happy Valley since 2004, where he mostly oversaw marketing for the teams at Penn State and has been the university’s spokesman on “business matters pertaining to athletics” since he arrived.

He will be joining IMG College, the nation’s largest collegiate sports marketing company. IMG College has a laundry list of clients, including six conferences, 26 bowl games, the Heisman Trophy, the NCAA and co-owns the Longhorn Network. It is reported that Myford will leave by the end of the month.

Siegrist has spent the last 18 years at Penn State as an Assistant and Associate Media Relations Director, and is leaving to take over as USF’s Associate Athletic Director for Communications. Siegrist worked closely with the basketball program for the last eight seasons as their Director of Communications, and has been the football program’s secondary contact for the last fourteen.

Siegrist was praised by basketball coach Pat Chambers as he helped organize the basketball team’s game in Rec Hall against Princeton on December 14. Per a press release by USF, Siegrist will begin his tenure in Tampa in mid-August.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Comments

Other posts by Bill

Mute Cities Is Not Your Average State College Band

The men of Mute Cities don’t want to be the usual, run-of-the-mill bar band. They have aspirations beyond State College, not wanting to be stuck in the trap of being a band that never gets out of Happy Valley.

Penn State is Awesome, Take Advantage of That: Bill DiFilippo’s Senior Column

Penn State Students Tailgate a Final

Penn State Asks Court To Order Sale Of Beta Theta Pi House

The lawsuit cites a 1928 deed, which transferred the property to Beta Theta Pi, that gives the university the right buy back the property if it was no longer used as a fraternity house.

Penn State Football Ranked No. 12 In College Football Playoff Rankings

The Nittany Lions moved up two spots following their 20-7 victory over Rutgers on Saturday afternoon.

Send this to a friend