|Title:||Sports Information Director|
|College:||Kent State '00|
Al Weston begins year number seven as Georgia College's Sports Information Director. During his time at GC, he's promoted the 11-sport NCAA Division II athletic department. He is responsible for website maintenence, all media relations, social media promotions, video production and public relations tools for Bobcat Nation.
Weston came to Milledgeville, Ga. by way of Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pa. There, he was in charge of media relations for an 18-sport Division II athletic program, including Division I wrestling and field hockey.
Among his career highlights at Lock Haven, he helped promote the 2006 National Champion Lady Eagle softball squad, the 2006 Division II Female Athlete of the Year Kristen Erb, and hosted multiple post-season tournaments.
Prior to his time at LHU, Weston served as graduate intern at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, working as primary contact for field hockey, men's golf and baseball. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in public relations from KSU in 2000, adding a M.A. in sport and recreation management in 2003.
Weston is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), and is a District Coordinator for the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Program. He recently won the 2006 Mid-Atlantic Region Women's Volleyball SID of the Year from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).
Weston and his wife, Erin have two children--Torin (8) and Al III (6) and live in Gordon, Ga.