|Title:||Sports Information Coordinator (MBB, BSB, MG, WG, TEN)|
Mike Lehman, 23, will stay on the Tennessee Tech sports
information staff for a second year in 2013-14, having handled his
duties in outstanding fashion during his first year internship with
the Golden Eagles that began Aug. 1, 2012. A Northern Illinois
University graduate, Lehman joined the Golden Eagle staff following
two years as a student worker for the NIU office. He is from East
Dundee, Ill., in the Chicago area.
Lehman will serve as the primary contact for the Golden Eagle men’s basketball and baseball teams, as well as the golf and tennis teams, and work closely with coverage for many of the other Tech teams. He will hold duties as both the secondary contact for football as well as head Tech's StatCrew operations. Lehman is also heavily involved in providing daily updates on the website, producing department publications and a variety of social media projects. His role in Tech's expanding video and webstreaming operation will also grow in his second year.
While at Northern Illinois, Lehman spent two years with the Huskies’ sports information office and held several responsibilities over that time. After gaining experience his first year, he was kept on for a special summer project of reformatting the record books for several of the Huskies’ 16 sports. Lehman earned new duties in his second year, including leading the statistics crew for basketball and assisting with volleyball. He was also the secondary contact for women’s tennis and was chosen to design the 2012 MAC Women’s Tennis Championship program.
During his time with the Huskies, NIU was honored as a 2011 “Super 11” sport information department by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), which recognizes the best 11 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) departments in the nation during the season. Lehman compiled statistics for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boy’s Basketball Super Sectionals his final year and also worked three MAC Championship events during his time at NIU, including Track & Field, Gymnastics, and Women’s Tennis.
While at Northern Illinois, Lehman was a member of the prestigious co-ed professional business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi. He spent four years as a brother, including three as the fraternity’s Sports Chair. His duties included running all athletic events and teams for the fraternity. During his time as Sports Chair, the fraternity boasted two intramural championship teams, including the 2012 Co-Ed 16” Softball champions.