Associate Director of Athletic Communications
P843-863-7433 / Emcausey@csuniv.edu
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a Public Relations Concentration
Michael Causey joined ÎçÒ¹¿ì²¥ Southern in July of 2023 as the Associate Director of Athletic Communications. He brings over five years of collegiate athletics media experience with him to his role with the Buccaneers.
Causey has spent the past four years as a student assistant in the department of athletics media relations with Gardner-Webb as the primary contact for five sports and assisted in all 22 varsity athletic programs at the school. He oversaw the coverage for the 2023 Conference Regular Season Championship for the Men’s Tennis program and the program’s first athlete to earn Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors, Victor Putter.
During his senior year he was in charge of gameday staffing and training while serving as the primary statistical inputter for the majority of athletic events at the school. Also during his time with GWU, he served as a supervisor for the office’s work study students as well as the ones completing internships.
He got his start in athletics while he was a student at Greenville Technical Charter High School in Greenville, S.C. by completing an internship in the Furman University athletic communications department. He was under the supervision of Hunter Reid while with the Paladins, a well decorated vet of the sports information field with over 40 years of industry experience.
Causey obtained both his undergraduate degrees, sport management and communications (public relations concentration) from Gardner-Webb University in May of 2023 .
Your Purpose. Our Mission.
The mission of the school and strong work environment. The area is attractive to be a part of and there are a lot of great people to meet and places to enjoy in the area. In addition to these, it is exciting to be part of a very up-and-coming athletic department that is elevating to the top of the Big South Conference.Michael Cause