Shane O'Donnell
Shane O'Donnell
Title: Asst. Ath. Dir., Sports Information
Phone: 419-448-3288

Shane O'Donnell enters his 27th year as Sports Information Director at Tiffin University. He also serves as Assistant Athletic Director overseeing Sports Information and Game Management Coordination.

Amongst O'Donnell's primary responsibilities are handling media relations and statistical game management, maintaining the athletic website, and historical archive maintenance. He also works with WTUD Director Russ Snyder in overseeing athletic streaming productions. He was named Sports Information Director in February 1992 and is responsible for overseeing all public and media relations efforts for TU. He is responsible for maintaining and updating, the official website of TU athletics, as well as supervising a staff that produces digital media, record books, in-game statistics and other content for the athletic teams. He works directly with football, men's soccer, men's and women's wrestling, softball, and women's lacrosse. During his time with the Dragons, the athletic department has seen tremendous growth in the volume and quality of its digital content and live broadcasts. 

O'Donnell served as chair of the Information and Technology Committee for three years, and also serves on the Web Content Committee. He is the chair of the Hall of Fame Committee, and helped oversee the creation of the Tiffin University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995.

Prior to coming to TU, O'Donnell worked as a sports reporter for the Advertiser-Tribune for 8 years. During this time, he was awarded First place in Sports News Competition by the Great Lakes Interscholastic Press Association in 1987 conducted by School of Mass Communication at Bowling Green State University.  O'Donnell is a graduate of Tiffin University, majoring in Organizational Management. He, his wife Dinelle, and three children Logan, Eryn, and Amara reside in Tiffin.