Brent C. Hager is in his third year as the Assistant Athletic Director for Communications/Sports Information Director at USC Aiken.
Hager arrived at USC Aiken after serving as the Associate Commissioner for External Affairs at the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference where he handled the promotion of all 16 sports. During his time at the WVIAC Hager featured the league’s only two Division II National Champions and a National Player of the Year. In addition, he ran multiple championships and redesigned the WVIAC web site.
Prior to the WVIAC, Hager spent two years as the Director of Sports Information and Game Operations at Presbyterian College. He was the primary contact for football, volleyball, men’s basketball, softball, men’s and women’s lacrosse and men’s and women’s tennis.
Hager spent two and a half years at Gardner-Webb as the Assistant Sports Information Director. He handled 13 sports throughout his time with the Bulldogs. Hager also spent two years at Virginia Tech as an intern in the sports information office. He handled all media requests for the nationally-ranked men’s soccer program. Additionally, Hager handled all media requests for the school’s only national champion at the time and worked with 14 All-Americans, five ACC Freshmen of the Year and numerous conference champions.
Hager got his start at UNC-Pembroke in 2002. After being hired as the Assistant Sports Information Director, he was promoted to the Interim Sports Information Director Position five months later.
The Tallahassee, Fla., native attended Wingate University where he received a bachelors of science degree in business administration and sport management. He earned an MBA at UNC-Pembroke in 2004.