Baylor Athletics Announces External Team Additions and Promotions
WACO, TX- Jovan Overshown, Baylor Athletics Senior Assistant Manager for External Affairs, announced several recent promotions and high-profile additions to the Baylor Athletics external team on Tuesday.
David Kaye, who has spent the past six seasons as Deputy DA for Communications, has been promoted to a newly created position, Associate DA for External Affairs Operations. In this role, Kaye will be responsible for bridging the gap between strategic objectives and targeted execution by connecting staff, managing special projects and campaigns, liaising with stakeholders and helping to cultivate consensus. external leadership.
Brent Ingram has been selected to take over as AD Assistant for Communications. A nearly 20-year veteran of sports communications, Ingram joins the Bears after spending the previous four years at UTSA. He previously had a decade of experience at Kentucky, as well as a stop at UT Arlington and a stint with the U.S. National Collegiate Baseball Team. Ingram will oversee the nine-member Baylor Athletics Communications team and serve as the primary contact for football, while Matt Roberts will take over as the primary contact for men’s basketball.
Hanna Kotlarek recently joined the staff of Baylor Athletics as Senior Director of Football Visual Media, where she will oversee the strategy and execution of the creative football team. She previously served as the Creative Design Director for the Navy Football Program, coordinating all creative and digital aspects of the football program, as well as assisting with campus recruiting efforts. A former student-athlete, Kotlarek also gained three years of full-time experience at her alma mater, Kent State, as the Golden Flashes’ first football designer.
Joe Gonzales, a nearly 10-year veteran of the Baylor Athletics department, has been promoted to senior director of digital media after previously serving as director of digital media. In this elevated role, Gonzales will oversee the all-sports creative team that supports more than 30 athletic department units with photography, creative video, graphics and motion design. Gonzales is the lead designer for men’s basketball and Baylor Athletics.
Chris Humphreys, who joined Baylor Athletics in 2016, has been promoted to senior manager at BaylorVision. Humphreys will continue to lead the BaylorVision team, which is responsible for producing all home game broadcasts for ESPN+, as well as producing video cards for all Baylor Athletics events at McLane Stadium, Ferrell Center, Baylor Ballpark and Getterman Stadium. The BaylorVision team consists of five full-time employees and over 30 game day staff.
Under the leadership of Overshown, now in his sixth season at Baylor, the external leadership team consists of Jake Baskin (Capital Gifts), Erin Bean (Marketing & Fan Engagement), Gina Gonzales (Resource Development), Justin Hoff (Creative Services), Matt Iazzetti (Baylor Bear Sports Properties), David Kaye (Communications) and Courtney Scrivano (Licensing).