Athletic Communications Coaching Staff
Sean Alston
Assistant Director, Athletics Communications
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Director, Athletics Communications
Hometown: Durham, N.C.
Alma Mater: Hampton University
Graduating Year: 2009
Major: Sports Management
Phone: 212-854-9870

Sean Alston begins his sixth year at Columbia University as its Assistant Director of Athletic Communications.


In this capacity, Alston serves as Columbia Athletics’ resident graphic designer as his expertise can be found in virtually every project on campus. He also serves as the media relations contact for Columbia’s women’s soccer, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, women’s lacrosse and national champion archery program.


Prior to arriving in Morningside Heights, Alston worked as an assistant director of media relations/graphics designer at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 2011 and also served as a sports information assistant at Duke University for two years (2009-11).


A Durham, N.C. native, Alston earned a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Hampton University in 2009. He is also a graduate of Durham School of the Arts, where he was a high school basketball standout.


Alston resides in Manhattan, N.Y.