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  Greg Hotchkiss
Greg Hotchkiss

Player Profile
Position:
Director of Media Relations

Contact:
Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone - (412) 648-8240
Fax - (412) 648-8248

Greg Hotchkiss begins his ninth year at the University of Pittsburgh, working specifically with the men's basketball team. During that period, the Pitt men's basketball team has compiled a 160-45 record, earned national rankings in 107 of the 118 polls, appeared on television an average of 28 times per season (168 total and 92 national TV games) and opened the brand new sold-out Petersen Events Center.

Hotchkiss owns 15 years of athletic media relations experience including stints at the University of Florida (2000-02), Duke University (1999-00) and Texas Tech University (1997-99). Prior to Pittsburgh, Hotchkiss worked two years at Florida as an assistant SID where he served as contact for the nationally ranked Gator baseball team, assisted with publicity for the Gator football team and oversaw aspects of the office including UF's SID internship program. At Duke, he assisted with publicity for the No. 1 ranked and eventual 2001 national champion Blue Devil men's basketball team and handled SID duties for 10 sports and 250 student-athletes. At Texas Tech, Hotchkiss was responsible for the publicity and promotion of the nationally ranked baseball and volleyball teams and assisted with publicity for the Red Raider football team.

A Franklin College (Ind.) graduate, Hotchkiss worked the 1996-97 year in the Florida SID Office where he worked closely with the 1996 national champion/SEC champion Florida football squad and assisted in the day-to-day publicity of 1996 Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel. As an undergrad, he lettered four years in soccer, earned a National Pulliam Journalism Scholarship and completed internships with the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers and at the University of Michigan.

Hotchkiss has earned a total of 16 national publication awards at four different schools and has managed and hosted a variety of NCAA championship events.