Kellen Coleman to Join Kansas Media Relations Staff

May 14, 2008

<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />LAWRENCE, Kan. – University of Oklahoma graduate Kellen Coleman has accepted the position of Media Relations Assistant as announced by Kansas Athletics on Wednesday. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

At KU, Coleman will serve as the primary media contact for men’s and women’s cross country and men’s and women’s track and field in addition to publicizing KU’s 18 varsity sports.

Coleman has served as a student assistant at Oklahoma since January of 2005 and was the primary media contact for women’s golf since May of 2007. As part of his responsibilities in Norman, Coleman designed, wrote and edited the 2007-08 women’s golf media guide, coordinated interviews, wrote press releases and designed tournament notes for the women’s golf team and also contributed feature stories to the Sooner Gameday football program.

Coleman will join Kansas Athletics in July. The Round Rock, Texas, native graduated from Oklahoma in May with a degree in journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations.