Patrick Pierson enters his sixth year at St. Bonaventure,
including his third as Sports Information Director. Pierson was
appointed SID on June 13, 2007 after spending the previous three
years as the as the department's Assistant Sports Information
Pierson is responsible for the department's media and public relations efforts, including the official web site, www.GoBonnies.com. During the summer of 2008, Pierson coordinated the complete redesign of the department's web site with CBS College Sports. He also serves as the primary publicist for the nationally-recognized men's basketball program and will oversee St. Bonaventure's other 13 sports, while also serving as the primary contact for women's soccer, men's golf, men's tennis and baseball.
From 2004-07, Pierson served as the chief publicist for the women's basketball program and the host SID for the annual St. Bonaventure Shootout in Elmira, N.Y. He also served as the media contact for 11 other sports and managed the athletic communications intern staff.
Around campus, Pierson also serves as the Chair of Hall of Fame Selection Committee and is a member BonAlumnus Board. Pierson was also appointed to the Atlantic 10 Softball Championships Committee in 2008-09.
Pierson is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and the ECAC-SID Association. He recently served on CoSIDA's Publication Contest Committee during the 2008-09 academic year.
A native of Frewsburg, N.Y., Pierson graduated from Robert Morris University in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in sport management.
During his stay at Robert Morris, Pierson worked in the athletic department's sports information office for three years and had a one-year stint as a marketing intern. Also, while in Pittsburgh, Pierson also served as a promotions intern for the nationally-recognized Pittsburgh's ESPN Radio 1250 and as a NFL Experience intern for the Pittsburgh Steelers for two years.