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The Florida Tech Athletic Communications Department is responsible for providing timely and accurate information to a variety of outlets, including the media, coaches, student-athletes and fans. Comprised of three full-time staff members, the department reports and publicizes on all 22 of FIT's varsity intercollegiate sports.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing and developing content for the official home of Florida Tech athletics, www.FloridaTechSports.com
  • Writing and distributing game stories
  • Arranging and overseeing interviews for coaches and student-athletes
  • Compiling and distributing statistics
  • Archiving pertinent information on program, teams, coaches and student-athletes
  • Producing information and promotional publications
  • Managing the department’s social media pages
  • Promoting department and teams through athletic marketing

Athletic Communications Staff

Ryan Jones – Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications
Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Rowing
Office: Clemente Center Room 104A
Phone: 321-674-8250
Fax: 321-984-8529
E-mail: jonesr@fit.edu

Mitch Praxl – Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Football, Softball, Men's and Women's Swimming, Men's and Women's Tennis, Football Game Notes and Football Statistician
Office: Clemente Center Room 104A
Phone: 321-674-7484 | Cell: 321-412-7934
Fax: 321-984-8529
E-mail: mpraxl@fit.edu

Jameson Carter – Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Men's Basketball, Baseball, Men's and Women's Soccer, Men's and Women's Golf
Office: Clemente Center Room 104A
Phone: 321-674-7484
Fax: 321-984-8529
E-mail: jcarter@fit.edu

Daniel Supraner – Assistant Director of Athletic Communications
Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Lacrosse, Men's and Women's Track & Field
Office: Clemente Center Room 104A
Phone: 321-674-7484 | Cell: 407-416-2177
Fax: 321-984-8529
E-mail: dsupraner@fit.edu  

JC Meyerholz: Play-by-Play/Public Address
Jerry Durney: Play-by-Play/Lacrosse Public Address
Jim Mitchell: Basketball Play-by-Play
Paul Van Scott: Play-by-Play/Public Address

Official Photographer - Amanda Stratford Photography

New Student-Athlete Questionnaires

All incoming student-athletes are required to fill out a New Student-Athlete Questionnaire. Information provided will be used for releases on signings, as well as for bios, both online and print.

Click here to access the student-athlete questionnaire. Upon completion, click “Submit” at the bottom of the page.

Media Information

All interviews and student-athlete information should be obtained and released through the Athletic Communications Department. To request an interview with a coach, student-athlete or administrator, contact Ryan Jones, Mitch Praxl, Jameson Carter or Daniel Supraner.

Visiting Media and Photographers

Visiting media and photographers planning on attending a home event on the Florida Tech campus should contact Ryan Jones, Mitch Praxl, Jameson Carter or Daniel Supraner 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time.

Post Game Reporting

Programs, quick facts and printed statistics are available at each home event. Complete statistical books will be available at the conclusion of the games/meets upon request. Please be aware, advanced requests for post game reporting, emailing and faxing must be submitted to jonesr@fit.edu, mpraxl@fit.edu, jcarter@fit.edu, or dsupraner@fit.edu.

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