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Truman State University Athletics
Department of Sports Information

Truman State University's Department of Sports Information is responsible for the preparation and dissemination of media guides, game programs and press releases regarding the activities of all campus intercollegiate athletic teams. It also maintains official statistics and records for all 21 of Truman's sports.

The Sports Information Department also runs the press table and press box for all home contests.

Student jobs are available for volunteer, scholarship and work-study hours. Please contact the Sports Information Office if you are interested in a career in Athletics!

Office Address - 100 E. Normal, Kirk Building 215, Kirksville, MO, 63501

Kevin White - Assistant Athletics Director for Facilities/Operations; Sports Information Director
E-Mail Address -
Office Phone - (660) 785-4276

Primary Contact for:

Fall Sports Winter Sports Spring Sports
Football Men's Basketball Softball
Cross Country
Indoor Track & Field
Outdoor Track & Field
  Wrestling Tennis

Tyler Madsen - Athletics Media Relations Assistant
E-Mail Address -
Office Phone - (660) 785-7778

Primary Contact for:

Fall Sports Winter Sports Spring Sports
Volleyball Women's Basketball Baseball

Ticket Information:
Tickets are sold for regular season home football, men's basketball and women's basketball contests - as well as NCAA Postseason home events for all sports - and are handled through the central Athletics office. For more information on purchasing season tickets or single-game tickets in advance, contact 660-785-4236. Only will-call orders are available by phone.

To charge tickets to a major credit card, visit the "Team Store", located at Fans will have the following options for claiming their tickets:
By Mail (Order must be placed at least 10 days prior to the date of game)
In Person prior to Game Day (Order will be available for pick-up at the central Athletics office up until the day before the game)
In Person on Game Day (Order will be held at Will Call if not claimed by either of two above options)

Media Information:

Media Credentials:
Please direct all requests for press, photo and parking credentials to the Sports Information Department at the addresses and phone numbers listed above.

Press Area:
Truman's press boxes accommodate approximately eight members of the media each. Admission must be secured prior to arrival at either Pershing Arena or Stokes Stadium by media personnel.

Anyone wishing to sit in these areas must contact the Sports Information office in advance of game day.

Press Services:
Rosters, game programs, and statistics will be provided to all media personnel. The office will email final results to opponent media if addresses are provided in advance of game day.

Internet Services:
Stokes Stadium and Pershing Arena each have wired internet access in the press box that are available to use for official business only. Wireless connections are currently not available.

Interview Policy:
All interviews should be arranged through the Sports Information Department office. Following any postgame interviews with Truman's radio sponsor, KRES, coaches will be available to answer questions courtside.

Please notify the Sports Information Department office before the conclusion of the game so that student-athlete interviews can be coordinated.

Photographers, with prior permission, are permitted to shoot from the end lines but are NEVER permitted to enter the team boxes. Passes must be displayed at all times and may be obtained from the Sports Information Department office.

Visiting Radio:
Visiting radio stations wishing to broadcast games must contact KRES Sports Director Brad Boyer (660-263-1600) AFTER first contacting the Sports Information Department office. Visiting phone line information will then be provided.

Local Media Outlets:

Print -            Truman Index: Sports Editor (660-785-4449)
                      Kirksville Daily Express: Sports Editor Adam Harranga (660-665-2805)             

Television -  KTVO: Sports Director Fred Beck (660-627-3333; fax: 660-667-1885)
                     KHQA: Sports Director Chris Duerr (217-222-6206; fax: 217-222-5078)
                     WGEM: Sports Director Ben Marth (800-728-6600; fax: 217-224-5786)

Radio -         KRES 104.7FM: Sports Director Brad Boyer (660-263-1600)
                     KIRX 1450AM: Sports Director John McConnell (660-665-7748)
                     KTRM 88.7FM: Sports Director TBA (660-785-4449)