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Athletic Communications Coaching Staff
Gabe Gilson
Assistant Director, Athletics Communications
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant Director, Athletics Communications
Hometown: Prairie City, Iowa
Alma Mater: Simpson College
Graduating Year: 2011
Major: Integrated Mktg Communications
Experience: 2 Years
Phone: 212-854-7141
Email: gg2594@columbia.edu

Gabe Gilson was named the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications in August of 2014. In this role, Gilson serves as the media relations contact for football, men's soccer, wrestling, tennis, cross country and track & field.

Gilson comes to Morningside Heights fresh off of a two-year stint at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, serving as the Assistant for Marketing & Media Relations. In this role, Gilson helped with the marketing efforts for all 20 athletic programs, while fulfilling the duties as the sports information contact for the track & field and water polo programs. Along with working in the athletic department, Gilson earned his Masters of Business Administration degree with a Marketing emphasis in May of 2014.

Prior to his term at Wagner, Gilson spent time at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan, as the Assistant Sports Information Director. At Adrian, Gilson served as the contact for 12 of the 24 teams, including men’s basketball, men’s lacrosse, track & field, women’s hockey, and softball.

A native of Prairie City, Iowa, Gilson earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa in May of 2011. At Simpson, Gilson played defensive back on the football team becoming a captain his senior season. Along with this, he held a role in the athletic communications department as the Digital Content Intern, and served the school’s student newspaper, The Simpsonian, as its Sports Editor.