Dain McKee

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

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Dain McKee is the College’s Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. He assists in the handling of all publicity for the school’s 31 varsity NCAA athletic teams. He also aids in the management of all media requests, while maintaining day-to-day operations of the office and the athletic department’s website.

Dain is no stranger to the profession or Division III, serving as the Assistant Sports Information Director numerous places, most recently for a two-year period at Case Western Reserve. He has also spent time at Kenyon College, The College of Wooster and Christopher Newport University (Va.). At all four institutions that sponsor between 19 and 24 athletic teams, he was the main contact for numerous varsity teams and helped manage all facets of sports information. 

McKee has been a media relations staff member for over 30 NCAA Championship events spanning all three NCAA divisions, including NCAA Division III men’s and women’s soccer first and second rounds as well as the wrestling regional championship during the 2011-12 season at Case Western Reserve. Additionally, he served as a main contact for the 2012 University Athletic Association Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships as well as the 2013 UAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championship meet.

He is an active member of both the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) and is currently serving on the CoSIDA’s Goodwill Committee. In the past, he has also served on CoSIDA’s publications committee as a contest coordinator. 

A native of Ashland, Ohio, and a 2003 graduate of Ohio Northern University, McKee’s career in sports information began as a student assistant at ONU, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in sport management along with a full minor in communication arts with a concentration in public relations.