Athletic Media Relations
The UNCP Athletic Media Relations Office is available to assist you with coverage of Braves and Lady Braves athletic teams. Assistant Athletic Director Todd C. Anderson, Assistant Athletic Media Relations Director Jenna Davisson and Assistant Athletic Media Relations Director Caryn Savitz will be happy to serve you during the athletic season. The Athletic Media Relations Office is located inside the English E. Jones Center (Room 1212) just off the east lobby of the state-of-the-art facility. For information regarding credentials, interviews, statistics, press conferences, etc., please call the Athletic Media Relations Office (910) 521-6371, visit UNCPBraves.com or contact Anderson, Davisson or Savitz with the information listed below. To assist you during the season, please take time to read the media information found on this page. Briefly,interviews must be arranged through the athletic media relations office at least one day in advance. All UNCP practices are closed to the media without prior notification given to Anderson, Davisson or Savitz. This rule will be strictly enforced.
All new UNCP student-athletes, including transfers, are required to fill out a UNCP student-athlete questionnaire so that the athletic media relations office can keep an accurate record of your time as a Brave or Lady Brave. Click here to download the new student-athlete questionnaire. When completed, please fax (910-521-6551) or mail questionnaire, along with head and shoulders photo of yourself to:
Todd Anderson, Athletic Media Relations Director
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
Because space is limited in the press box and press row at UNCP athletic events, working space is allotted on the following basis: (1) daily newspaper writers covering for next day publication; (2) sports editors of North Carolina daily newspapers; (3) radio/television personnel for broadcast originations; (4) official school student daily newspaper and television personnel; (5) approved special coverage; (6) press and TV working photographers; (7) weekly press representatives; non-originating radio representatives of AM news stations; and Internet writers for sites affiliated with established, nationally recognized media outlets will be considered on a game-by-game basis as space allows. Visiting freelance and amateur photographers are not eligible for media credentials, except by approval of Anderson.
Jones Center access for the media is at the entrance in the west lobby of the facility. Press row is located in the crow's nest area behind the north side seating. Per special request, seating may be granted at or near the scorer's table, or along the south sideline of the playing surface.
During the season, UNCP's coaches are available for in person media interviews prior to practice, but such interviews must be coordinated in advance through the SID at least one day in advance. UNCP players are available for interviews in person through the same manner. Interviews done with UNCP's student-athletes must be properly coordinated through Anderson, Davisson or Savitz at least one day in advance. Telephone interviews will be granted under special circumstances. No in person interviews with players or coaches will be granted on game day before the athletic contest takes place. No interviews are to be conducted in the locker room, training room or weight room. Interviews with assistant coaches must be arranged in advance through the Athletic Media Relations Office as well. Redshirting players are not required to do interviews. All interview requests for UNCP staff and players must be made at least one day in advance.
Following the standard 10-minute cooling off period, UNCP head coaches and/or players will beavailable for interviews at prearranged sites at the various home athletic venues. Please note for all UNC Pembroke athletic events, both home and away, UNCP locker rooms are closed to the media. For road contests, please make your interview requests for coaches and players through the UNCP Sports Information office or the host SID and they will be brought to the prearranged interview area.
Complete team and individual statistics and game notes are provided to the media following each UNC Pembroke home contest. Telephone, copy machine and fax services are also available. The UNCP Athletic Media Relations staff is available to assist you with any fax or copy requests that you may have at each home event.
Peach Belt Conference Services
Statistics, league standings and other information for all 14 Peach Belt Conference teams and the league as a whole are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week exclusively on the world wide web at www.PeachBelt.com.
Facility Use Restrictions
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has an interest in protecting its facilities, property and reputation associated with its intercollegiate sports. Therefore, no person shall be permitted to access or use the arenas, facilities and other UNCP intercollegiate athletic venues without first securing the permission of the Athletic Director or his/her designee. The only exception is an individual who records an image (e.g. photograph, videotape) for his/her non-commercial personal use. In no case shall any person be permitted to use these venues for the purposes of promoting the sale or manufacture of alcohol or tobacco or the promotion of any venture associated directly or indirectly with legal or illegal gaming or gambling.
Location: Pembroke, NC
Enrollment: 6,249 (Spring, 2011)
Founded: March 7, 1887
Conference: Peach Belt Conference (PBC); Football, Wrestling, Track & Field are NCAA Independents
Colors: Black & Gold
Mascot: Tommy Hawk
Chancellor: Dr. Kyle Carter
NCAA Faculty Representive: Dr. Jeff Frederick
Athletics Director: Dan Kenney
Senior Woman Administrator: Robin Langley
Assistant AD/Internal Affairs: John Haskins
Assistant AD/Compliance: Patrick Sterk
Assistant AD/Game Operations: Paul O'Neil
Assistant AD/Media Relations: Todd Anderson
Football Facility (Capacity): Grace P. Johnson Stadium at Lumbee Guaranty Bank Field (3,000)
Soccer Facility (Capacity): Varsity Grounds (500)
Volleyball/Basketball/Wrestling Facility (Capacity): English E. Jones Center (2,750)
Baseball Facility (Capacity): Sammy Cox Field (500)
Softball Facility (Capacity): LRA Field (250)
Tennis Facility (Capacity): Varsity Tennis Courts (100)
Track Complex (Capacity): Dick and Lenore Taylor Track at Lumbee Guaranty Bank Field (2,500)
Cross Country: Luther Britt Park - Lumberton, N.C.