FOREST CITY — Waldorf University’s Matt Oliver, assistant athletic director for media relations, has been named the North Star Athletic Association’s Sports Information Director of the Year for 2016.
The award was voted on by his conference peers and was presented during the 2016 NSAA Summit last week in Brookings, South Dakota.
Oliver is entering his third year at Waldorf overseeing sports information for all 20 of the Warriors’ intercollegiate programs.
He currently serves as the NSAA’s National Player of the Week voter for men’s and women’s cross country. Oliver is also a member of the conference’s football oversight committee.
A native of Coon Rapids, Oliver earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communication with a minor in general business from Iowa State University in 2008.
Before joining Waldorf’s staff, Oliver worked as a reporter at the Boone News-Republican in Boone for six years. In 2011, Oliver was presented with the West District Media Award by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA).
Oliver is a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) member. He and his wife, Kelsey, reside in Forest City.