Kelcey Buck begins her third year as the Assistant Sports Information Director at Washington University in St. Louis. Buck began her duties on November 7, 2011.
Buck arrived on the Danforth Campus after having served as the Sports Information Director at Central Methodist for four years. A native of Dunning, Neb., she joined the Central Methodist athletic staff after graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Doane College in May 2008. Buck received her Master’s of Education degree at Central Methodist in 2010.
Buck’s responsibilities at Washington U. include handling all publicity for baseball, cross country, men’s soccer, swimming and diving, track and field, volleyball, women’s basketball and women’s tennis.
While at Central Methodist, Buck became an active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). She currently serves on the CoSIDA Academic All-America Committee and the Female Athletic Media Relations Executives (FAME) Steering Committee.
Buck has also volunteered at several championship events, including the 2009 USA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, the 2009 and 2010 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball National Championships and the 2010 NCAA DIII Volleyball National Championship.
While at Doane, Buck worked as a student assistant in the school's sports information department. She spent the summer of 2007 serving as an intern in the communications department at USA Track & Field in Indianapolis, Ind. Buck also had an internship at the Nebraska School Activities Association during her senior year at Doane.
As a member of Doane’s track & field team, Buck was a four-time NAIA national qualifier in the throwing events.