Athletic Communications

Weidenbach Hall, First Floor • 1000 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2201
Phone: (734) 763-4423 • Fax: (734) 647-1188 • Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET), Monday through Friday

The purpose of the Athletic Communications office is to facilitate communication between the athletic department and its external constituents, increase the awareness of and interest in Michigan Athletics and to publicize the activities and accomplishments of the student-athletes, teams and athletic department as a whole.

Media Credentials -- An online credential system will be used to apply for season and single-game media credentials for football, men's basketball and ice hockey. All media must use the system to apply for credentials for these sports. For all other sports, please contact the appropriate athletic communications contact as listed below.

Kurt Svoboda photo
  • Kurt Svoboda
  • Associate Athletic Director, External Communications and Public Relations
  • kurtks@umich.edu
David Ablauf photo
Whitney Dixon photo
Brad Rudner photo
  • Brad Rudner
  • Associate Director
  • (M&W Swimming & Diving, W Gymnastics)
  • brudner@umich.edu
Tom Wywrot photo
Leah Howard photo
  • Leah Howard
  • Assistant Director
  • (Field Hockey, Softball, Wrestling, Water Polo)
  • lchoward@umich.edu
Scott Kemps photo
  • Scott Kemps
  • Assistant Director
  • (M Soccer, M Gymnastics, M Lacrosse)
  • skemps@umich.edu
Kent Reichert photo
  • Kent Reichert
  • Assistant Director
Chad Shepard photo
  • Chad Shepard
  • Assistant Director
  • (Track & Field, Cross Country, Football)
  • shepchad@umich.edu
Sarah VanMetre photo
Jeffrey Weinstein photo
Joey Johns