LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – In voting done among members of the respective peer councils, Texas Lutheran University received both Sports Information Staff and Athletic Training Staff of the Year recognition.
The Sports Information Staff of the Year award began prior to the 2016-17 season, while the Athletic Training Staff of the Year award was introduced ahead of the 2012-2013 season.
The Texas Lutheran athletic training department is made up of two staff members: Matt Matocha, the Head Athletic Trainer and Amy Menzies.
The group handled athletic training duties for the 2019 SCAC Volleyball Tournament Championship when TLU hosted the event in Seguin and were in line to host the 2020 SCAC Track & Field Championships before the meet was cancelled. In addition, the staff covered athletic training duties for all 18 NCAA men’s and women’s varsity sports. This marks the first time that Texas Lutheran’s athletic training staff has been recognized as the SCAC AT Staff of the Year.
The TLU sports information department is made up of two staff members: Tim Clark, Director of Sports Information and Sports Marketing, and Joey Dearing, Assistant Director of Sports Information/Sports Marketing. This also marks the first time Texas Lutheran has earned the honor of SCAC Sports Information Staff of the Year.
Texas Lutheran’s sports information department handled media coverage and hosting duties for the 2019 SCAC Volleyball Tournament Championship and covered the men’s soccer run to the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in program history after winning the SCAC Tournament last fall. Additionally, the TLU staff launched a new athletics website heading into 2019-20 season and produced and broadcasted over 80 home athletic events throughout the year.