|Media Relations Assistant|
|864-591-5100 ext. 213|
Patrick Boling is the media relations assistant for the Southern Conference for the 2016-17 academic year. Boling serves as the SoCon’s media relations contact for volleyball, cross country, women’s basketball, indoor track, men’s lacrosse, softball and outdoor track. He also assists with the conference’s social media efforts.
Prior to his current position at the SoCon, Boling worked with the Big South Conference in Charlotte, N.C. There, he served as the public relations assistant during the 2015-16 academic year after serving as marketing assistant from January to July 2015.
A 2014 graduate of the James Madison University, Boling interned in the athletics communications department as well as in the corporate sponsorships department as an undergraduate student at JMU. In the JMU athletics communications department, he assisted with developing media guides, updating record books and served as a sideline reporter for MadiZONE, JMU athletics’ online streaming platform. As a corporate partner intern, Boling sold and fulfilled athletic sponsorship packages to businesses in Harrisonburg, Va.
The Charlottesville, Va., native was also a member of the JMU women’s basketball scout team during his junior and senior years. Boling earned his B.S. degree in sport and recreation management with a minor in business.