Kyzar Named Col-Lin sports Information Coordinator
Kevin Kyzar has been named Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s sports information coordinator. Kyzar will assist with the overall operation of the sports information department, promoting all ten sponsored sports that compete in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). In addition, he will assist in production of media guides, planning annual press and media relations goals, writing and distribution of press/media releases, writing feature stories, handling all media requests to the department, collaborating with coaches on all information requests, and compiling records and statistics for all sports.
“I am excited to have someone with Kevin’s knowledge and experience join my staff,” said Director of Public Relations and sports Information Natalie Davis. “He will be an asset to myself and our coaches.”
An Ellisville native, Kyzar is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and journalism with an emphasis in broadcast journalism. He also holds a master’s degree in Sports Administration from Belhaven University and an associate’s degree from Jones College.
Prior to coming to Co-Lin, Kyzar worked as a graduate assistant at Belhaven University in the athletics communication office where he was responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations.
During his time at Jones, Kyzar was the statistician for the Bobcats baseball team. He was a member of the student government association, Baptist Student Union, and a member of the Maroon Typhoon Marching Band. He also served in a leadership position within the Baptist Student Union at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Kyzar received sports writing awards in during his time with the Laurel-Leader Call and has worked in various sport media outlets including newspaper, radio, and websites throughout the Pine Belt area.