Sean Carroll was named Monogram Club Communications Associate in April of 2015. Carroll is responsible for managing all Monogram Club communication channels, including the Club’s website, blog and social media accounts. He will have a key role in the upcoming celebration of the Club’s 100th year anniversary. Additionally, Carroll works closely with the rest of the Club staff to plan and coordinate fellowship events for Monogram winners, both on campus and regionally. He serves as the primary contact for Sports Heritage Hall, an area of the Joyce Center dedicated to celebrating the rich history of Notre Dame athletics.
Carroll has been a member of the Notre Dame athletics media relations staff since August of 2004. He served as the primary contact for the Fighting Irish men’s soccer and men’s lacrosse teams for the last 10 seasons, and he was the secondary contact for the Notre Dame men’s basketball program since 2008. His responsibilities included producing press releases, feature stories and publications in addition to promoting and coordinating media exposure for those teams on the local and national level. He has produced and edited media guides that were recognized as the “Best in the Nation” for that respective sport on multiple occasions by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Carroll also worked directly with the women’s golf, men’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s cross country/track & field and the men’s and women’s fencing teams during his time in the media relations office. In addition, he was the media coordinator for the 2009 and 2010 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship first- and second-round games hosted at Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center.
Prior to his arrival at Notre Dame, Carroll spent one year as a media relations staff assistant at the University at Albany in Albany, New York. Carroll entered the media relations field as a volunteer in the Bethel College (Mishawaka, Indiana) athletic department during the 2002-03 academic year.
A native of Lakeville, Indiana, Carroll graduated from Indiana University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a second concentration in political science. Carroll married Jennifer Swisher in the summer of 2010, and the couple has a daughter, Avery, who was born in April of 2013.