Summit League Announces Staff Promotion and Hire

Summit League Announces Staff Promotion and Hire

ELMHURST, Ill. – Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple announced Friday the promotion of Stephanie Sabaduquia to Assistant Commissioner of Championships & Sport Administration and the hiring of Bryan Miller as Assistant Commissioner of Championships & Marketing.

Sabaduquia joined the league in 2010 working in communications and transitioned to championships in 2014. She has direct sport supervision over women's golf, men's and women's swimming & diving, women's soccer and softball, while serving as the primary liaison with the league's awards and merchandise vendors.

In her newly expanded role, Sabaduquia will also oversee the league's video exchange programs, serve as the point-person for the league's sports medicine group, officials coordinators and basketball tournament logistics coordinator.

"Stephanie has performed an outstanding job for the league over the past eight years," Douple said. "She continues to be given additional responsibilities and has always excelled at her work. This promotion is well-earned."

Miller, currently the Executive Director of the Sioux Falls Sports Authority, will begin his duties with The Summit League on Aug. 1. In this newly created position, he will head the strategic marketing and corporate partnership programs, oversee the league's branding program and serve as a liaison for the marketing committee along with administrative sport oversight.

"I have been working with Bryan the past three years with our men's and women's basketball tournaments," Douple said. "He is a true professional and will be a great addition to our staff."


TRANSACTIONS
THE SUMMIT LEAGUE – Announced the promotion of Stephanie Sabaduquia to Assistant Commissioner of Championships & Sport Administration. Announced the hiring of Bryan Miller to Assistant Commissioner of Championships & Marketing.


ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.

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