Media Relations

Athletic Department Quick Facts
Student-Athlete Questionnaire

The Villanova Office of Media Relations appreciates your interest in our athletics programs and look forward to working with you. Listed below are the general rules and guidelines for coverage of Villanova student-athletes. These policies have been instituted in an effort to assist both the media and the student-athletes. We appreciate your observance of these standard and look forward to seeing you on campus throughout the year.

Media Relations Staff

Associate AD/Communications
Dean Kenefick - dean.kenefick@villanova.edu (610-519-6514)
Sports: Football, Women's Basketball

Director of Media Relations
Mike Sheridan - michael.sheridan@villanova.edu (610-519-4145)
Sports: Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball

Director of Communications
David Berman - david.berman@villanova.edu (610-519-4122)
Sports: M/W Cross Country, M/W Track & Field, Baseball, Secondary Football

Media Relations Coordinator
Krissy Woods - kristine.woods@villanova.edu (610-519-5927)
Sports: Women's Soccer, Men's Lacrosse, Secondary Men's and Women's Basketball

Media Relations Assistant
Sarah Marshall - sarah.marshall@villanova.edu (610-519-8553)
Sports: Volleyball, Rowing, Women's Lacrosse

Media Relations Assistant
Patrick Shatkus - patrick.shatkus@villanova.edu (610-519-7579)
Sports: Field Hockey, Golf, M/W Swimming & Diving, Secondary Baseball

Media Relations Assistant/Special Projects
Michael Titus - m.titus@villanova.edu (610-519-6460)
Sports: M/W Tennis, Water Polo, Softball

Football Credentials: All credential requests should be directed to Dean Kenefick via e-mail at dean.kenefick@villanova.edu. Credentials must be requested at least one week prior to the game. Only accredited members of the media will receive credentials for any game. Credentials will be issued in accordance with CAA Football and NCAA guidelines and are granted at the discretion of the Office of Media Relations. Credentials for games at Villanova Stadium may be picked up two hours prior to kickoff at the press window, located at the base of the Villanova Stadium press box. A valid form of photo identification will be requested in order to pick up credentials. Photographers and film crews who are granted a credential may work the sidelines between the 35-yard line and the endzone in both directions. Photographers and film crews on the sidelines and endzones assume responsibility for all risks.

Men's Basketball Credentials: All credential requests should be directed to Mike Sheridan via e-mail at michael.sheridan@villanova.edu. Credentials must be requested at least one week prior to the game. Only accredited members of the media will receive credentials for any game. Space on press row at the Pavilion is limited and the issuance of a credential does not guarantee a seat. Credentials will be issued in accordance with BIG EAST and NCAA guidelines and are granted at the discretion of the Office of Media Relations. Credentials for games at the Pavilion may be picked up prior to the game at the press gate, located at the main entrance to the Pavilion. For games at Wells Fargo Center, credentials should be picked up at the press entrance, located on the west side of the building. A valid form of photo identification will be requested in order to pick up credentials. Photographers and film crews who are granted a credential may work the baselines adjoining the press tables and do so at their own risk. Please note: photographers are not permitted to shoot in the baseline area adjoining the team benches. Photography or film of either team's bench area during a timeout is prohibited. In addition, no cameras are to be mounted on the backboards or any other location without the express consent of the Office of Media Relations.

Women's Basketball Credentials: All credential requests should be directed to Dean Kenefick via e-mail at dean.kenefick@villanova.edu. Credentials must be requested at least one week prior to the game. Only accredited members of the media will receive credentials for any game. Credentials will be issued in accordance with BIG EAST and NCAA guidelines and are granted at the discretion of the Office of Media Relations. Credentials for games at the Pavilion may be picked up two hours prior to the game at the press gate, located at the main entrance to the Pavilion. A valid form of photo identification will be requested in order to pick up credentials. Photographers and film crews who are granted a credential may work the baselines adjoining the press tables and do so at their own risk. Please note: photographers are not permitted to shoot in the baseline area adjoining the team benches. Photography or film of either team's bench area during a timeout is prohibited. In addition, no cameras are to be mounted on the backboards or any other location without the express consent of the Office of Media Relations.

Men's Lacrosse Credentials: All credential requests should be directed to Krissy Woods via e-mail at kristine.woods@villanova.edu. Credentials must be requested at least one week prior to the game. Only accredited members of the media will receive credentials for any game. Credentials will be issued in accordance with BIG EAST and NCAA guidelines and are granted at the discretion of the Office of Media Relations. Credentials for games at Villanova Stadium may be picked up 90 minutes prior to the game at the press window, located at the base of the Villanova Stadium press box. A valid form of photo identification will be requested in order to pick up credentials. Photographers and film crews who are granted a credential may work the sidelines between the 35-yard line and the endzone in both directions. Photographers and film crews on the sidelines and endzones assume responsibility for all risks.

Postgame Interviews: Villanova head coaches and student-athletes will be available to members of the media following a mandatory cooling off period following the game. Postgame requests may be made by contacting a member of the media relations staff.

Non-Gameday Interview Policy: All requests for interviews with Villanova coaches and/or student-athletes may be requested by contacting the media relations contact for that sport. No interviews will be conducted on game days and Villanova locker rooms are closed to the media.

MEDIA OUTLETS

Wire Service

The Associated Press
1 Franklin Plaza, Suite 250
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-561-1133

Newspapers

Philadelphia Inquirer
400 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Phone: 215-854-4550

Philadelphia Daily News
801 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-854-5700

Delaware County Daily Times
500 Mildred Avenue
Primos, PA 19108
Phone: 610-5-622-8881

Norristown Times Herald
410 Markley Street
Norristown, PA 19404
Phone: 610-272-2322

Philadelphia Tribune
520-26 South 16th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 215-893-4080

West Chester Daily Local News
P.O. Box 517
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610-696-1775

Bucks County Courier Times
8400 Route 13
Levittown, PA 19067
Phone: 215-949-4212

The Main Line Times
311 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
Phone: 610-642-4300

The Suburban & Wayne Times
P.O. Box 409
Wayne, PA 19087
Phone: 610-688-3000

Camden Courier Post
P.O. Box 5300
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Phone: 856-486-2424

Trenton Times
500 Perry Street
Trenton, NJ 08605
Phone: 609-396-3232

The Trentonian
600 Perry Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
Phone: 609-989-7800

The Villanovan (student newspaper)
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-7206

Radio

Football and Men's Basketball Broadcasts:
Flagship Station - CBS Sports Radio 610
400 Market Street, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 610-667-8500

KYW-AM Newsradio 1060
(All-News 24-hour format)
Independence Mall East
5th & Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-238-4991 (TV); 215-238-4657 (Radio)

WXCU-FM Radio (student radio)
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-7200

Television and Local Cable

WPVI-TV Channel 6
(ABC Owned & Operated)
4100 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215-581-4596

KYW-TV Channel 3
(CBS Affiliate/Westinghouse Group W)
Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-238-4646

WTXF-TV Channel 29
(FOX Affiliate)
4th & Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-923-6397

Comcast SportsNet
3601 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone: 215-952-2803
Website: www.CSNPhilly.com

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