LeTourneau University Athletic Sports Information and Media Relations
STUDENTS! INTERESTED IN WORKING IN THE SPORTS INFORMATION DEPARTMENT? Contact James Hill at email@example.com.
Media Credentials: To obtain credentials for a LeTourneau University home contest, please make the request to Kellen Coleman at the LeTourneau University Sports Information Office in advance of the game (fax: 903.233.3751; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Credentials and seating are limited to WORKING MEDIA ONLY. If media credentials are not picked up in advance, they will be held at that sport’s ticket gate. Credentials will not be mailed.
Photographers: Photographers are limited to the sides right beside the home and visitor benches. Absolutely no photographers are permitted on the playing field until after game has concluded. Photographers are also permitted to take pictures located on the baselines.
Visiting Radio and Media: Permission to broadcast a LeTourneau University athletic event should be requested through Alan Wiederhold at least two days in advance of the scheduled contest. Currently, there are no telephone land lines available in Solheim Arena or Conrad-Vernon Field (baseball).
Internet Access: Wireless internet access is available in Solheim Arena and at all LeTourneau University outdoor sporting venues. A guest internet account for media and visiting teams will be set up prior to game day.
Statistical Services: The LeTourneau University Sports Information staff will provide game programs, notes and cumulative statistics prior to the start of the game. Statistical summaries will be distributed at halftime and at the 10 minute media timeout of every half during home basketball games, and at the completion of every sporting event. Statistics sheets are limited to COACHES AND MEDIA ONLY!
Fax Services: Fax machine service will be available in the media work room. If you need a final box score faxed, please supply the appropriate phone number to a Sports Information staff member.
Interview Policy: For players, contact the Sports Information Office at least one day in advance of the requested interview and we will try to have the player return the call or available in person. Player interviews will not be granted during practices or prior to a game. To arrange an interview with a LeTourneau coach, call Alan Wiederhold (903.233.3735). Home phone numbers will not be provided.
Postgame: LeTourneau University coaches will meet with the media following the NCAA 10-minute cooling off period. LeTourneau dressing rooms are not open to the media prior to the game or after the game. However, players will be available to meet with the media following the cooling off period. To meet with a specific player for a postgame interview, please alert Alan Wiederhold near the conclusion of the game.
Mailing Address: The mailing address for the LeTourneau University Sports Information Office is:
Sports Information Office
2100 S. Mobberly Ave.
Longview, Texas 75607-7001.