CSU Announces Additions to Sports Information StaffSeptember 22, 2010
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Assistant Athletics Director for Media Blake Freeland recently announced the addition of Ashley Bailey, Philip Allman and Joe Carmany to the Charleston Southern University sports information staff. Bailey will serve as the Assistant Director for Sports Information, while Allman and Carmany have been named sports information interns for the 2010-11 season.
“I am thrilled to add Ashley, Philip and Joe to our staff,” said Freeland. “They each bring their own strengths to our department and I believe will help us enhance the image of Charleston Southern University. All three are the exact type of person that we were looking for in that they are all tireless workers, and I believe they will fit in well with the mission of the school as well.”
Bailey will serve as the contact for the men’s basketball, baseball and golf programs. She joins the Bucs after spending two seasons as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pa. While with the Red Flash, she served as the primary media contact for the women’s basketball and football teams, as well as various other sports. Bailey did press releases, game notes, and media guides as well as aided with the redesign of the athletics’ web site at SFU. As an undergraduate at Ohio University, she volunteered in the media relations department and worked home football and baseball games for the Bobcats. A native of South Dartmouth, Mass., Bailey received a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Public Relations from Ohio in 2008 and completed a Master’s of Business Administration at Saint Francis in 2010.
A native of New Middletown, Ohio, Carmany will aid in media relations for the volleyball, men’s basketball, softball and women’s tennis programs. Carmany graduated with his M.S. in organizational leadership from Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pa. in May, 2010. While at Mercyhurst, he served as athletic communications graduate assistant, acting as primary contact for six varsity sports. During his time in Erie, Pa., he wrote press releases, coordinated media requests, edited media guides, and disseminated statistics. Prior to Mercyhurst, Carmany earned a B.A. in sports ministry at Malone University in Canton, Ohio. He served as equipment manager for the men’s basketball team for three seasons and aided the sports information office with game management. In addition, Carmany was a three-time NAIA national qualifier in track and field.
Allman will serve as the main media contact for women's soccer, women's basketball and baseball. A native of Roanoke, Va., Allman graduated from Carson-Newman College in June of 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design. He spent time working in the sports information office during his time at Carson-Newman, working with a wide variety of sports.