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Daniel Manget joined Marshall's Sports Information staff in January, 2012 after spending two and a half years as the Sports Information Director at Covenant College, an NCAA Division III affiliate in Lookout Mountain, Ga.
With the Thundering Herd, Manget serves as the primary contact for baseball, women's soccer, tennis, and track and field as well as the secondary contact for men's and women's basketball. Manget also assists with game-day duties for home football games and volleyball matches.
Manget graduated from Covenant in May, 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and a minor in physical education (sports management). During his junior and senior years as an undergraduate, he gained experience in Covenant's Sports Information Department, working closely with several of its varsity teams, including volleyball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, and men's and women's tennis.
Upon the completion of his degree, Manget received a full-time position as the SID for Covenant. During his two and a half years working for the "Scots," he expanded the Sports Information Department in the areas of web growth, video production, social media, and overall web traffic while Covenant transitioned from NAIA to NCAA III.
Manget, who originally hails from Marietta, Ga., is pursuing a Master of Science in sports administration through the Exercise Science and Sport (ESS) department at Marshall.