TAMPA, Fla. - The University of Tampa has announced the hiring of Derek Koetter as the University's Assistant Athletic Communications Director.
As the top assistant, Koetter's main responsibilities include overseeing UT athletics social media accounts, and serving as the primary contact for volleyball, men's and women's lacrosse and beach volleyball. He is also a secondary contact for men's and women's basketball.
Koetter is a graduate of the University of Missouri, where he earned a degree in sport management with a minor in business. During his time at Missouri, he he was a student intern for the Mizzou Athletics Strategic Communications Department, where he worked closely with ESPN and the SEC Network doing media relations. He also served as the student manager and practice player for the volleyball team.