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Todd Wetmore

Title: Associate Athletics Director for Communications Media Contact for Football and Golf

Todd Wetmore has been a part of the Office of Athletics Communications for more than two decades and has overseen Liberty's Athletics Communications efforts since December 1999.

Wetmore coordinates the distribution of information for Liberty's 20-sport NCAA Division I athletics program, as well as serving as the athletics department's liaison with the media. Wetmore operates as the chief editor of the school's athletics publications and manages four full-time staff members, a graduate assistant and several student workers.

Wetmore specifically coordinates all media efforts for the Flames' football and golf programs. He has managed the publicity efforts for Liberty's seven Big South football titles and the team's appearance in the 2014 NCAA FCS Playoffs. Additionally, he has covered the Flames' golf program at seven NCAA Regionals and the team's 10th-place finish at the 2012 NCAA Men's Golf National Championship at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Wetmore got his start in the business as a student worker in Liberty's Sports Information Office, working as the contact for the softball program. He served as Liberty's softball contact for 15 years, which included working alongside his father, Paul Wetmore, the winningest coach in Liberty's athletics department history (547 wins as head softball coach from 1994-2013).

After four years as a student worker, Wetmore joined the department's staff full time in August 1997 as an Assistant Sports Information Director. He was promoted to Sports Information Director in December 1999 and Assistant Athletics Director for Communications in July 2005. His most recent promotion came in November 2012 when he was named Associate Athletics Director for Communications. 

After joining the sports information staff in 1997, Wetmore was instrumental in the creation of the athletics department's first web page.  In February 2004, Wetmore finished a year-long project to completely redesign the site and helped launch, the first official site of the athletics department.

Wetmore's work at Liberty has not gone unnoticed by his peers. During his tenure, he has played a part in 16 different publications which have received distinctive honors from College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Nine of Wetmore's publications have received "Best in the Nation" distinctions from CoSIDA, including the 2002, 2007, 2009 and 2011 football media guide covers, 2008 football game program cover, 2009 and 2014 football game program and 2010 and 2011 football media guides.

Wetmore's most recent publication honor, a "Best in the Nation" honor for the 2014 Flames Illustrated football game program, finished ahead of the game day program for North Dakota State, the four-time NCAA FCS national champions, and the game day program for Virginia Tech's home football games.

Wetmore is an active member of CoSIDA and the Virginia State Sports Information Directors (VaSID). As a member of VaSID, Wetmore has served as the coordinator for various all-state teams, including the all-state University Divisional softball team since 2000 and University Division men's golf team since 2013.

Wetmore joined the CoSIDA Academic All-America ® committee in 2009 and has served as district coordinator for the women's basketball and track & field teams. He currently serves the committee as one of two publicity coordinators for Division II awards.

Wetmore has also served on various committees at Liberty and with the Big South Conference. He currently is an active member of the Liberty Athletics and Big South Conference Hall of Fame selection committees.

Wetmore received his bachelor's degree in sport management in 1998 from Liberty. The Killingworth, Conn., native resides in Goode, Va., and is married to the former Kristy Marie Henkel of Waynesboro, Va., following the couple's December 2008 wedding.