Seth Montgomery was named the Associate Athletic Director for Communication/Public Relations in the fall of 2018 after previously serving as the Assistant A.D. for Media from 2016-2018. He joined the staff as the Assistant SID in the summer of 2012.
He serves as the primary media contact for the athletic department, as well as the CSU football, women's basketball, and golf programs.
Montgomery oversees all game day management and operations for the Media Department at all home CSU athletic events including the press boxes at football, baseball, and softball, as well as press row at all home basketball games. He also schedules and manages game day staff and personnel at CSU home sporting events.
He also oversees the five-person Media Relations department that includes Sports Information and Video Communications. This includes all aspects of the Big South Network, as well as various production elements that occur throughout the year.
Montgomery served as the Chair of the Big South Conference Football SID Committee in the 2017 season and was re-elected for a two-year term serving as the chair for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.
During his tenure with the Buccaneers, he helped launch several new social media platforms working on a social media plan and development for the CSU athletic department. His graphic design efforts led to the CSU athletic department receiving SkullSparks FCS Visual Top 25 recognition in the 2016-17 athletic year as one of the top programs in the nation in graphic arts.
The launch of the CSU Instagram account in 2016 grew exponentially with 1,000 followers in its first calendar year, while the official CSU Twitter and Facebook accounts have seen their interaction and following grow exponentially over the past two years. He also developed and launched the CSU Game Day Twitter account in the 2015-16 athletic year eclipsing 1,000 followers over the first year.
Montgomery was also influential in the launch of the new CSUSports.com website in 2013, helping provide content in terms of media guides, press releases, special features and revamped statistics.
During his time with the Bucs, he served as the SID of the 2014 Big South Softball Champions who advanced to the NCAA Knoxville Regional and the 2015 Big South Women's Tennis Champions who advanced to the NCAA Athens Regional.
Montgomery served as an Assistant SID on the CSU staff from the summer of 2012 until the summer of 2016, prior to being promoted to the Director of Sports Information and Operations in the fall of 2016. He was promoted to the Assistant A.D. for Media in November 2016.
Montgomery joined the Buccaneers SID staff after four years at Brevard College where he served as the Athletic Media Relations Director (2008-12). He served as the primary media contact for all 18 of the Tornados athletic teams, as well as an alternate color commentator for BC football, basketball and baseball games. Montgomery also served as the host for Tornado Talk, BC's weekly morning radio sports show hosted by WSQL 1240 AM from 8:45-9 a.m., where he recapped the week's events with Brevard student-athletes, coaches, staff and Tornados fans.
Montgomery started working in Athletic Media Relations as a student-assistant at North Greenville University, where he worked with the football and baseball teams as both a statistician and radio color commentator.
He also served as the main media contact for the Spartanburg Stingers baseball team in the Coastal Plains League in 2007, serving as the statistician and radio alternate.
Prior to joining the staff at Brevard, Montgomery worked as a media intern at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Golf Tournament at the Bay Hill Country Club in Orlando, Fla. in 2008.
He graduated magna cum laude in December of 2008 from North Greenville University with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration. He graduated with his MBA from Charleston Southern University in December of 2015.
He and his wife Lauren welcomed their first son, Jackson, in May 2018. The family currently resides in North Charleston, S.C.