GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bob Lowe was named assistant sports information director at Guilford College Tuesday.
Lowe brings 20 years of athletics communications experience to the Quakers. Most recently, he was the director of sports information at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, from 2012 to 2016. He serviced 21 sports and helped the department transition from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division III ranks. Lowe also played an integral role in the Vikings’ 2013 introduction of intercollegiate football.
A native of Whittier, California, Lowe was the director of communications for the Liberty League in 2012. Prior to that, he spent 1999 to 2011 at nearby Greensboro College. Lowe served his last two years as an assistant athletic director for the Pride, after being promoted from sports information director. Lowe was the host sports information director at numerous Division III Championship events, including men’s and women’s soccer championships in 2004, 2005 and 2007.
Lowe served as a board member for the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and spent seven years as chair of CoSIDA’s Technology Committee. He served as technology chair for the Division III Sports Information Directors Association from 2008 to 2016 and is a founding member of the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association.
Lowe began his career in athletic communications at Santa Ana (Calif.) College, where he was the sports information director from 1996 to 1999.
A journalism graduate of San Diego State University, Lowe has earned three regional first-place CoSIDA Fred Stabley writing awards. He also has been an active presenter at CoSIDA conventions, particularly on the subject of web streaming.
“I’m really excited to join the Guilford team as I am uniquely familiar with the institution and many people on staff,” Lowe said. “I’m also happy to be part of the sports information director fraternity again, a group I respect greatly.”
Lowe and his wife, Kim, live in Greensboro. They have a daughter, Brinley, a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.