Rachel Buck is in her first season as an Assistant Director of Athletics Communications. Buck, began her appointment in August 2012 after spending the past two years working at George Mason.
“We are thrilled to be adding Rachel to our communications team,” said Interim Director of Athletics Dan McIver at the time of her hiring. “Rachel’s background includes a variety of valuable experiences at the collegiate and professional levels that will make her a great fit to work with our student-athletes, coaches and media members.”
As part of her responsibilities at Green Bay, Buck serves as the primary sport contact for men’s and women’s soccer, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s Nordic skiing and softball. She also assists in updating and generating content for GreenBayPhoenix.com.
Buck served as the primary media relations contact for seven sports while working as an Assistant Director of Athletics Communications at George Mason, including men’s soccer, men’s volleyball and baseball. She had previously worked for two years as a Sports Information Assistant at Washington and Lee University, where she worked with the women’s basketball program.
A native of Merrill, Wis., Buck graduated in 2006 from Marquette University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. In June 2009, Buck earned her master’s degree in sport industry management from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
Buck’s background in athletics also includes a long list of experiences in professional sports, including working as a media relations fellow for the Washington Capitals and as the Director of Promotions and Entertainment for the Wisconsin Woodchucks. She has also worked as a media relations intern for the Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Admirals and Milwaukee Wave.
“With her impressive background and various experiences, Rachel is a welcomed addition to our communications department,” said Andrew Gavin, Assistant AD for Communications and Video Services. “Rachel stood out as an exceptional candidate throughout the search process, and we are excited to have her on board.”