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Athletic Communications

The Southwestern University Athletic Communications department serves as the intermediary between the Pirates’ 20 athletic programs and the general public. The staff works closely with the coaches, student-athletes and University to enhance publicity and showcase the accomplishments of all Pirate student-athletes.  

In addition to coordinating news conferences and interviews, the Southwestern University Athletic Communications Department is also responsible for the athletics website, while providing statistical and historical information to members of the media. The Southwestern University Athletics Communications Office also serves as game-day managers and liaisons for The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), The American Southwest Conference (ASC) for football and NCAA.

Athletic Communications Staff:

Jesse Blanchard Annabel Fidler
Athletic Communications Director Athletic Communications and Digital Media Coordinator
512-863-1254 512-863-1258


Media Credential Requests

Credential requests must be made by sports editors or sports directors. Please request no later than Wednesday evenings prior to any home football games. Credentials may be picked on gameday at Georgetown ISD Athletic Complex (Birkelbach Field) front entrance. All persons picking up credentials will be required to furnish positive identification. All other sporting events do not require credentials. All requests should be directed to Jesse Blanchard (


Live Video Streaming

The Southwestern University Athletic Communications Department offers live stats and broadcasts for all sports. For live stats, please visit the Southwestern composite calendar. For video, please visit College TV Ticket.


Brand Guidelines

What are the elements that make up Southwestern’s brand identity? The words you choose. The type you use. The colors, graphics, and imagery you display. A unique primary logo. These are the key building blocks that help tell the Southwestern University story and shape the perception of Pirate Athletics.

These brand guidelines will help you understand the Pirate Athletics brand and master how to consistently and successfully tell our story.