Mark Vasey Added as Athletics Communication Director

Lake Superior State athletics has announced the hiring of Mark Vasey as Athletic Communications Director.

“We are excited about the addition of Mark Vasey to our athletics department,” said LSSU Director of Athletics, Dr. David Paitson. “He brings a high caliber of experience to our communications and public relations efforts stemming from his previous experience in athletics and will be a valuable asset to the growth and success of Laker Athletics.”

Vasey, who was hired in November 2018, serves as the primary communications contact for all 12 varsity sports at Lake Superior State University.

He came to Lake Superior State from University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, where he was an Assistant Sports Information Director. Prior to that, Vasey was an Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant at Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota and a Sports Information Intern at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky.

“I am thrilled for the opportunity to work with Laker athletics during this exciting time,” Vasey said. “I would like to thank Dr. David Paitson, for this opportunity. I am grateful to be able to work with a talented group of administrators and coaches, who share my passion for college athletics and the student-athlete experience.”

Vasey holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Purchase College (‘15) in Purchase, New York and a master’s degree in sport management from Minnesota State (‘18).

A native of Yorktown Heights, New York, Vasey currently resides in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

About the Author

Mark VaseyMark Vasey
Sports Information & Communication Specialist

Mark holds a B.A. in Journalism from Purchase College ('15) and a M.A. in Sport Management from Minnesota State University ('18). Prior to becoming the Athletic Communications Director at LSSU in November, Mark was an Assistant Sports Information Director at University of the Cumberlands. Mark has also served as an Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant at Minnesota State University, a Sports Information Intern at Lindsey Wilson College and a Sports Information Student Assistant at Purchase College. Hailing from Yorktown Height, N.Y., Mark resides in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

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