BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications and Operations Anthony Macapugay was featured by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as part of the celebration of its fifth annual Membership Recognition Week.
Macapugay is in his 13th year full-time with Bears athletics and has been affiliated with the department since the early 2000s. He has been a part of transformative events in Bears Athletics as the department has grown to 13 sports, transitioned from the USCAA to NCAA Division III membership, and opened the first on-campus athletic facility in The Hill Center.
Membership Recognition Week is an opportunity for those who interact with collegiate athletics communications professionals to observe and celebrate the impact that athletics communications staff members have on intercollegiate athletics.
Among Macapugay's many responsibilities overseeing all communications efforts for the department — writing press releases, graphic and print design, video editing, managing the department's website and social media channels, home game broadcasting, photography and videography, managing game day operations, statistician and historian. He also is a sport administrator for several sports, serves on the Bears Hall of Fame committee, and oversees the department's annual Awards Banquet. Macapugay is proud to assist in the selection of two CoSIDA Academic All-America and five Academic All-District Bears honorees over his tenure.
CoSIDA was founded in 1957 and is a 3,200+ member national organization comprised of the sports public relations, media relations and communications/information professionals throughout all levels of collegiate athletics in the United States and Canada.
The profile on Macapugay can be read on CoSIDA.com.