NWOSU hires Allan Scarabello as Sports Information Director

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NWOSU hires Allan Scarabello as Sports Information Director

ALVA, Okla. - Northwestern Oklahoma State University has announced the hiring of Allan Scarabello as Sports Information Director.

Scarabello comes to NWOSU after an internship at Newberry College which lasted from August 2011 until January 2012. He was the main media contact for Newberry's No. 1 ranked wrestling program as well as for volleyball, softball and cross country. He assisted the staff with the remainder of the school's sports.

“I am very excited about Allan joining our administrative staff," Athletic Director Andy Carter said.  "He brings a lot of experience in Sports Information and will elevate our ability to communicate with our constituencies”

Prior to his time at Newberry, he spent a year as an intern at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) as the main media contact for volleyball and softball. While there, he assisted the sports information director with all other sports.

During his time in Indianapolis, Scarabello worked on the media relations staff for several major sporting events including the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Final Four, NCAA Division I Men's Basketball First Four and the 2010 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament.

Scarabello served as an intern at Eastern Illinois University where he was the main media contact for tennis and assisted on football and basketball stat crews. While there, he earned a master's degree in kinesiology and sports studies.

The Illinois native earned his undergraduate degree in journalism from Northern Illinois University in May of 2008 and had a year-long stint as a sports reporter at The Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.).

“I look for Allan to lead us through necessary changes to our website, all in an effort to elevate our communication of the great accomplishments of our student-athletes,” Carter said.

Scarabello can be reached at his office (580) 327-8639 or by e-mail ajscarabello@nwosu.edu.