|Title:||Director of Athletic Communications|
|Contact for:||Football, Field Hockey, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Golf, Men's and Women's Basketball, Baseball, Men's Lacrosse, Athletic Administration|
Griffin Spencer is in his second year as the Director of Athletic Communications at Saint Anselm after being named to the position on Aug. 28, 2017. He is tasked with the public relations duties for all 18 of the Hawks NCAA Division II varsity sports and is the primary point of contact for Saint Anselm football, field hockey, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's lacrosse, men's golf and baseball.
Spencer comes to Manchester from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt. where he served as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. He was the primary point of contact for Cadets football, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's lacrosse, wrestling and women's volleyball. In addition, Spencer was the primary color commentator for the nationally-ranked Cadets women's ice hockey program and was a fill-in commentator for men's and women's soccer broadcasts.
At Norwich, Spencer provided support for all digital media, strategic website updates and social media while developing content for a bi-monthly athletics newsletter, informing an alumni base of over 15,000 subscribers. He also assisted the 19th-ranked social media accounts in all of NCAA Division III, developing content for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Prior to his time at Norwich, Spencer served as an Assistant Athletic Director at Wells College in Aurora, N.Y., overseeing the public relations efforts for all 16 of the institution's varsity sports. In addition, he managed and coordinated the game-day operations for home athletic contests, while managing both interns and student work-study employees.
Spencer worked to improve the Wells Athletics' social media presence, developing Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts that have led the Express to the No. 17 ranking in the nation, according to d3socialmedia.com rankings. Additionally, record books for 16 of Wells' varsity sports dating back to 1976 were created and the department's archival materials were sorted and digitized.
No stranger to the Queen City, Spencer worked for Saint Anselm during the 2011-12 academic year as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. He also spent time with the Manchester Monarchs, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings (NHL), as the Public and Community Relations Coordinator prior to his arrival on the Hilltop.
A 2011 graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a degree in Sport Management, Spencer received a Master of Business Administration degree from Norwich University in 2018. Spencer is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).