ELON, N.C. – The Elon University Athletic Communications Office announced the hiring of Josh Gresh as assistant director of communications on Monday, Aug. 17. Gresh will serve as the primary communications contact for Phoenix men’s basketball, women’s soccer, men’s and women’s golf and men’s and women’s tennis.
Prior to coming to Elon, Gresh spent a little over a year in the Wake Forest Athletic Communications Office. At Wake Forest, he served as the primary communications contact for Demon Deacons men’s soccer and track and field, as well as the secondary contact for men’s basketball. Gresh assisted with managing the athletic department’s main social media accounts, as well as the team social media accounts for men’s basketball, men’s soccer and track and field.
Before his time at Wake Forest, Gresh spent a year at Wofford College as the Athletic Media Relations intern. At Wofford, he served as the primary media relations contact for Terriers men’s soccer, women’s soccer, tennis and track and field. Gresh also contributed to the growth and management of Wofford’s social media accounts and worked closely with TerrierVision – the video streaming arm of Wofford Athletics.
Prior to his stint at Wofford, Gresh was a sports information student assistant at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, for two years. While at BW, he updated and helped maintain the athletics website for the Yellow Jackets and assisted the sports information director on game days. Gresh also helped manage the social media accounts for the athletic department and several of its teams.
Gresh has also communications experience as a volunteer with the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers, Carolina Panthers, United States Soccer, Lake Erie Monsters, Canton Charge and Cleveland Gladiators.
Gresh earned a bachelor of arts from Baldwin Wallace in 2013, double majoring in sport management and public relations.
Elon Athletic Communications Office
• Dan Wyar, Director: Contact for administration/staff
• Chris Rash, Associate Director: Contact for football and baseball
• Josh Gresh, Assistant Director: Contact for men’s basketball, women’s soccer, tennis and golf
• Paige Fredrickson, Assistant Director: Contact for women’s basketball, volleyball and women’s lacrosse
• Troy Sayles, Assistant Director: Contact for men’s soccer, cross country, softball, track & field
• Michelle Manzo, Assistant Director: Contact for athletics video