Office of Athletics Communications

The Office of Athletics Communications is the media hub for all 31 of Columbia’s intercollegiate sports. The Athletics Communications  team coordinates interviews, conducts press conferences, produces all departmental publications, compiles statistics and maintains the official website of Columbia University Athletics,

The Athletics Communications office also coordinates all game day media services and works with state, regional and national media to promote Columbia University Athletics.

All interviews with Columbia student-athletes or any athletics staff must be arranged through the Office of Athletics Communications. Please contact the appropriate sports lead in the Office of Athletics Communications  at least 24 hours in advance to schedule interviews with student-athletes or coaches.

Student-athletes are not available on game days until post-game. Columbia locker rooms are closed to the media. Please contact a Sports Information/Media Relations staff member to arrange post-game interviews.

Requests for credentials (press, radio, television, scouting) should be received by the Office of Athletics Communications at least one week in advance for football and three days in advance of all basketball games.

Credentials will be mailed no later than the Monday before the scheduled contest. Late requests will be handled according to space limitations. Football credentials requested after the mailing date will be left at the Will-Call window.

Please note that parking at Baker Athletics Complex and on the Columbia Morningside Heights campus is SEVERELY LIMITED. Parking requests must be submitted with credential inquiries, however, parking is not guaranteed.

Media parking passes will be distributed in the following order:
1. Television Broadcasters
2. Professional media (newspaper/radio/TV).
3. Photo
4. Student media

Office of Athletics Communications
Phone: 212-854-2534
Fax: 212-854-8168

Greg Hotchkiss - Associate Athletics Director, Athletics Communications
Football, M/W Golf, W Tennis
Office: 212-854-2535

Mike Kowalsky - Associate Director, Athletics Communications
M Basketball, Field Hockey, Baseball, M Rowing
Office: 212-854-7064

Sean Alston - Assistant Director, Athletics Communications
Graphics, W Soccer, M/W Swimming & Diving, W Lacrosse, Archery
Office: 212-854-9870

Gabe Gilson - Assistant Director, Athletics Communications
Secondary Football, M Soccer, Wresting, M/W Track & Field
Office: 212-854-7141

Kyle Mattracion - Assistant Director, Athletics Communications
W Basketball, Volleyball, Softball, W Rowing
Office: 212-851-5643

TBA - Athletics Communications Intern
M/W Cross Country, M/W Fencing, M/W Squash, M Tennis
Office: 212-851-2534
Email: TBA


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