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Rob Walden
Rob  Walden

Position:
Assistant Director of Communications

Years at UH:
First


Rob Walden joined the University of Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics on Oct. 6, 2014 and serves as the primary contact for the Houston Women's Basketball program. Walden has direct sport oversight of interns assigned to tennis and swimming & diving and also oversees the Houston Athletics Communications student intern program.

Walden joined UH after threeseasons with the Oral Roberts University Athletic Department and his first as Director of Media Relations. In his position at ORU, Walden oversaw the publicity efforts for the Golden Eagle volleyball, women's basketball and tennis programs. He also served as a secondary play-by-play announcer for ORU women's basketball games, including the team's 2011 Women's NIT run.


Walden came to ORU from the University of West Florida, in Pensacola. While at UWF, Walden was instrumental in boosting the school's audio and video broadcast efforts. Walden oversaw the launch of UWF's athletic video broadcast package, leading the online streaming of more than 70 UWF sporting events during the 2010-11 season. He also was was the play-by-play broadcaster for more than 100 UWF athletic broadcasts, including the Argonaut baseball team's run to the NCAA Division II National Championship.

A native of Woodruff, S.C., Walden has experience in athletic media relations at the NCAA Division I and II levels. Walden graduated from Newberry College in May 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, and he served as a Sports Information Student Assistant in each of his four years at the Newberry, S.C. institution.

In 2011, Walden obtained an M.S. in Sports Management from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala.

As a Sports Information Intern at Charleston Southern University in 2009-10, Walden served as the primary media relations contact for the Buccaneers' baseball and golf teams, and he also served as a secondary contact for football and men's basketball. In addition to his sports information duties, he also took over as the play-by-play voice for all CSU men's basketball radio broadcasts.

Prior to his year at Charleston Southern, Walden spent one year at Brevard College during the school's first season as an official Division II institution in the South Atlantic Conference. At Brevard he produced and hosted all radio broadcasts for football, basketball and baseball as well as leading the department's media relations efforts.

Walden and his wife Krystle reside in Houston.

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