|Title:||Director of Athletic Communications|
|Previous College:||Concordia University Wisconsin, '08; University of Louisiana at Monroe, '10|
|Previous Team:||Green Bay Packers|
Sports Contact: Football, Volleyball, Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Lacrosse, Men's and Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Wrestling and Acrobatics & Tumbling.
Steven Schauer is in his fourth year with the Concordia University Wisconsin Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. He was promoted to Director of Athletic Communications on Feb. 8, 2013 after serving as the assistant sports information director since joining CUW on July 18, 2011.
Schauer has made several significant changes since arriving; including a complete redesign of CUWFalcons.com, implementing live video/audio broadcasts with broadcasters for nearly every home game, implementing live statistics for all home events, creating numerous social media platforms and leading a strong graphic design initiative in the Athletic Communications Department He also assists and oversees video production and publication output for the entire athletic department.
He has led CUW as the host of numerous conference baseball, tennis, cross country and track & field tournaments. During Schauer's time at CUW he has spearheaded strong social media initiatives that have seen a substantial increase in fan engagement on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.
He was previously the public
relations intern for the Green Bay Packers during their Super Bowl
XLV Championship season.
A native of New Franken, Wis., Schauer graduated from CUW in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in exercise physiology. During his undergraduate years at CUW, he worked with the Sports Information Department in variety of facets.
After graduating from CUW, he served two years as the Athletic Media Relations Graduate Assistant at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in Monroe, La. While at ULM, he also earned his Master’s Degree in communications. During his two years, Schauer worked closely with the Warhawks NCAA Division I football, volleyball, women’s basketball, softball, cross country and golf programs handling media relations needs.
Following his stint at ULM, he worked for the Packers during their NFL Championship winning season in 2010 as the Public Relations Intern handling a variety of duties. His primary responsibilities included the setup and execution of player interviews with local, regional and national media outlets, along with the writing for and editing of numerous team publications.
Also, during the summers of 2007 and 2009 he worked as the official statistician and Media Relations Intern for the Green Bay Bullfrogs, premier member of the Northwoods League. During his time in the Bullfrogs media relations office, he redesigned the team's website and completed an extensive update of the team’s statistical records.
Schauer is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He is the son of Philip and Laurie Schauer and has one younger sister, Stephanie.