Brad Gilbert was named the assistant communications director in July, 2014 after spending the three years prior as an intern in the department. Gilbert serves as the main sports information contact for KU’s soccer team, the secondary contact for the men’s basketball team and the primary contact for the Kansas Relays.
A native of Lenexa, Kan., Gilbert attended Olathe East High School in Olathe, Kan. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in sports science with an emphasis in sport management. In the fall of 2018 he earned his Master’s in Business Administration, also from Kansas. While an undergrad at KU he played the trumpet in the KU marching band and basketball pep band. His main hobbies include playing golf and basketball and running with his dog, Lizzy.