North Coast Atheltic Conference Assistant Executive Director Russell Kramer has accepted the position of Associate Commissioner with the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Kramer joined the NCAC for the 2012-13 academic year and has served as an assistant director for the past six years. He was actively involved in all aspects of conference operations, including daily interactions with coaches and athletic administrators, championship administration, the conference award program and NCAA and NCAC compliance.
He has been the face and voice of the NCAC, telling the stories of countless coaches student-athletes through his work overseeign the NCAC website, and creating graphics and posts for various publications and social media channels. Kramer created the NCAC podcast series, interviewing award winners, conference coaches and highlighting participants in conference and national championship events.
In addition to his coverage of North Coast teams, Kramer has also been instrumental in the social media coverage around the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving championships, annually producing photos, videos and interviews of the individual swimmers and divers.
"Russell has been a huge part of the success of the NCAC over the past six years," said NCAC Executive Director Keri Alexander Luchowski. "I can't thank him enough for his hard work on behalf of our members. He has represented us well on both the local and national stage. It has been an honor to work along side of him and to watch him mature into a such a skilled administrator. I'm going to miss the day-to-day interaction with Russell, but I know we'll still be a part of the same DIII community, and I look forward to following all of his future success with the SCAC."
Prior to the NCAC, he spent four years as director of new media at the SCAC, where he compiled statistics, designed publications, updated the website, conducted interviews and was responsible for championship administration.
The NCAC will conduct a national search for a new Director of New Media.