USC Upstate Athletic Communications Department

Wesley Herring
Assistant Athletic Communications Director
(Men's Basketball, Men's/Women's Golf, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Softball, Volleyball)
Email: wherring@uscupstate.edu
Office: 864-503-5152

Steven Grandy
Associate Athletic Communications Director
(Baseball, Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Track and Field)
Email: sgrandy@uscupstate.edu
Office: 864-503-5129
Byron Abt
Director of Video Services

Email: babt@uscupstate.edu
Office: 864-503-5172

 

Mailing Address | USC Upstate Athletic Communications | 800 University Way | Spartanburg, SC 29303

 

Official Interview Policy
All interviews with USC Upstate athletic administration, coaching staff, and/or student-athletes must be arranged via the Athletic Communications office.  Please contact Associate Athletic Communications Director Wesley Herring or Associate Athletic Communications Director Steven Grandy. All interviews with student-athletes will be arranged around their academic class schedules and/or practice times.

Media Credentials (Men’s and Women’s Basketball Only)

All request for media credentials and photography passes must be arranged via the Athletic Communications Office as early as possible by contacting Associate Athletic Communications Director Wesley Herring or Associate Athletic Communications Director Steven Grandy. All credentials will be available for pickup on gameday inside the main entrance of the G.B. Hodge Center. Only legitimate requests will be granted. All photographers must shoot from the baselines and positions are at the judgement of the game officials and/or Athletic Communications Office. Press row space is limited.

Gameday Services (Men’s and Women’s Basketball Only)
Parking:  Free parking spaces will be available on a first-come basis in front of the G.B. Hodge Center.

Media Services:  USC Upstate through the Athletic Communications Office uses computerized statistics. All working media will receive an official game program, notes, halftime box scores and a final game box score.

Post-Game Interviews:  USC Upstate head coaches will be available approximately 10 minutes after each home game either in the film room outside the men’s basketball locker room or outside each respective locker rooms. All interviews with requested student-athletes will take place approximately 10 minutes after each home game in conjunction with interview requests for the head coaches. Players and coaches will be brought to the interview area.

Media Room:  A media work room is located in the Athletic Communications Office. Reporters may also work from press row after the game.

Internet:  Press row is equipped with a secured wireless network (ask Athletic Communications staff for help if needed).

Visiting Radio:  Stations wishing to broadcast games from the G.B. Hodge Center must make arrangements via the Athletic Communications Office by contacting Associate Athletic Communications Director Wesley Herring or Associate Athletic Communications Director Steven Grandy.

Publicity Photos/Logos:  Media members may request and obtain individual headshot photographs of USC Upstate athletic administration, coaching staff, and/or student-athletes. USC Upstate athletic logos are also available upon request. Please contact the Athletic communications office for such a request. Please submit photo credentials for contests through the Athletic Communications office.

 

ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS FORMS

Personal Information Consent Form
Student-Athlete Questionnaire

 

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