TCU Media Relations

The TCU athletics media relations office serves as the intermediary between the Frogs' 20 nationally-recognized programs and local, state and national media outlets. The staff works closely with the coaches, student-athletes and University to enhance the publicity and showcase the accomplishments of all Horned Frogs student-athletes on the field of competition, in the classroom as well as the community.

The media relations staff is at the service of coaches, student-athletes and members of the media 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For credentials to TCU athletics events, please contact the media relations director for the specific sports. Please see the contact directory below for more information. All interviews with TCU student-athletes and coaches must be coordinated with a member of the media relations staff and must be given at least 24 hours notice unless breaking news has occurred.

In addition to coordinating news conferences and interviews, the TCU athletics media relations offices is also responsible for the athletics website http://www.gofrogs.com, while providing statistical and historical information to members of the media. The TCU Athletics Media Relations Office also serves as game-day managers and liaisons for the Big 12 Conference and NCAA. Located in the fifth-largest media market in the country, the Horned Frog coaches and student-athletes are constantly in the spotlight and have garnered recognition from television, radio, newspaper, magazine and Web sites around the country.

To contact the TCU Athletics Media Relations Office, please call (817) 257-7969.

Meet The Staff
 

Mark Cohen
Assistant A.D. for Media Relations/Media Relations Director
11th Year at TCU | Phone: (817) 257-5394 | Email: m.cohen@tcu.edu

Quick Facts: The Cal State Fullerton graduate oversees all operations of the TCU media relations office and assists with the overall media relations efforts/strategies of the athletics department. Also serves as the primary media contact for the Horned Frog football program and women's golf.

Responsibilities: Football, Women's Golf
Hometown: Cypress, Calif.

Matt Hoover
Associate Director of Media Relations
Ninth Year at TCU | Phone: (817) 257-5299 | Email: m.hoover@tcu.edu

Quick Facts: The South Dakota State graduate serves as the primary media contact for men's basketball and equestrian. Also assists with publicity efforts for Horned Frog football. Oversees TCU's official website, GoFrogs.com and handles all graphic design, while managing the FrogVision staff for TCU media relations.

Responsibilities: Men's Basketball, Equestrian, Web, Graphic Design, FrogVision
Hometown: Elkhorn, Neb.

Brandie Davidson
Assistant Media Relations Director
13th Year at TCU | Phone: (817) 257-7479 | Email: b.i.davidson@tcu.edu

Quick Facts: The Northwest Missouri State graduate handles all media relations responsibilities for the TCU baseball, women's soccer and rifle programs. Also oversees stat management, the TCU football game day program and all aspects dealing with TCU photography.

Responsibilities: Women's Soccer, Rifle, Baseball
Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Abby Norman
Assistant Media Relations Director
Third Year at TCU | Phone: (817) 257-5379 | Email: a.norman@tcu.edu

Quick Facts: The West Virginia graduate handles all media relations responsibilities for the TCU volleyball, beach volleyball and tennis programs. Also assists in a secondary men's basketball role during the winter.

Responsibilities: Women's Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Men's and Women's Tennis
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.

Michael Minshew
Graduate Assistant
Second Year at TCU | Phone: (817) 257-5378 | Email: michael.minshew@tcu.edu

Quick Facts: The Oklahoma State graduate serves as the primary contact for track and field and swimming and diving, while also assisting in a secondary basketball role during the winter.

Responsibility: Men's and Women's Track & Field, Swimming & Diving
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas

Jay Hinton
Media Assistant
Third Year at TCU | Phone: (817) 257-5378 | Email: jay.hinton@tcu.edu

Quick Facts: The Southern Utah University graduate serves as the primary feature writer for TCU athletics, while also assisting in day-to-day media relation responsibilities.

Responsibility: GoFrogs.com Feature Writer
Hometown: Hurricane, Utah

Deanna Damon
Administrative Assistant
Seventh Year at TCU | Phone: (817) 257-7969 | Email: deanna.damon@tcu.edu

Areas of responsibility: The TCU graduate supervises day-to-day operations in the media relations office and assists with management of the student intern staff. Also handles all game day and season credentials, while setting up media meals.

Hometown: Round Rock, Texas

Kayla McLain
FrogVision: Video Coordinator
Second Year at TCU | Email: K.R.MCLAIN@tcu.edu

Areas of responsibility: The TCU graduate oversees day-to-day video operations in the media relations office and assists with management of FrogVision highlights, features, behind the scenes footage and all video shoots.

Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

2015-16 Student Media Relations Staff

2015-16 FrogVision Student Staff

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