Aug. 30, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. - The College of the Holy Cross has named Jim Wrobel as an assistant director of athletic media relations, it was announced by athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr. He will serve as the department's primary media contact for the men's ice hockey team, in addition to working with the baseball, men's and women's golf, men's lacrosse, women's soccer and volleyball squads.
Wrobel becomes a full-time member of the Holy Cross athletic media relations staff, after spending last year as an intern in the department. He worked with the men's ice hockey team last season, as it advanced to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament, posting a 4-3 overtime victory over Minnesota in the opening round. Wrobel also produced the 2005-2006 men's ice hockey media guide, in addition to handling media relations duties and producing recruiting guides for several other sports.
Prior to his time at Holy Cross, Wrobel spent one year as an athletic media relations intern at the University of Massachusetts, where he worked with the men's soccer, baseball, women's rowing, swimming & diving and water polo teams. He also spent four years as a student assistant in the media relations office at UMass, working with the water polo teams while assisting with several other sports.
A native of Medway, Mass., Wrobel earned his bachelor's degree in sport management from UMass in 2000.