NCAC Names Russell Kramer Assistant Executive Director
Russell Kramer has been named assistant executive director of the North Coast Athletic Conference, it was announced today by NCAC Executive Director Keri Alexander Luchowski.
“I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Russell to the North Coast Athletic Conference,” said Alexander Luchowski. “His accomplishments at the SCAC, along with his experiences as a Division III student-athlete make him a perfect fit to serve our members. He is passionate about college athletics as part of the academic experience and will bring a great deal of energy and enthusiasm to our operation, and we look forward to him joining our staff.”
Kramer, a 2008 graduate of Oglethorpe University, comes to the NCAC after serving as the Director of New Media/Communications for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) since 2009.
He will be actively involved in all aspects of operation and administration of the NCAC, including, but not limited to, daily interactions with coaches and athletic administrators, championship administration, the conference award program and NCAA and NCAC compliance.
Kramer began his service with the SCAC as a sports information assistant in the 2008-09 academic year. Among his numerous accomplishments at the SCAC, Kramer is credited for the redevelopment and management of the conference's website and the coordination of media platforms at all conference championship events. Kramer also assisted in the day-to-day operations of the conference office, including directing coaches meetings and managing numerous conference championship events.
While enrolled at Oglethorpe, Kramer served as a student assistant in the sports information department where he edited and produced game day programs for men's and women's basketball and baseball. He also supervised numerous game day activities and assisted at various other athletic department events.
"Russell has been a huge part of the operational success of the SCAC over the past four years," said SCAC commissioner Dwayne Hanberry. "I can't thank him enough for his hard work on behalf of the SCAC membership and for the manner in which he has represented the conference on both the local and national stage.
In addition to his time with the SCAC and Oglethorpe University, Kramer also served as a media relations assistant for the Southeastern Conference (SEC), assisting with the management of the SEC football media day and the SEC football championship game.
Founded in 1983, the North Coast Athletic Conference consists of 10 academically selective colleges and universities - Allegheny College, Denison University, DePauw University, Hiram College, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Wabash College, Wittenberg University and the College of Wooster along with affiliate member Earlham College (field hockey). The NCAC sponsors 23 championship sports, 11 for men and 12 for women.