PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Commissioner Cora H. Brumley has announced the appointment of Darryl Konicki as Assistant Commissioner of the Little East Conference, effective September 18, 2017.
Konicki will serve as the primary communications representative and media contact for the Little East Conference. He will oversee league-wide branding, strategic communication and sports information. He will also have administrative responsibilities in championships and the LEC’s awards program.
“Mr. Konicki’s comprehensive media and administrative experience within all NCAA Divisions makes him especially qualified to serve as the LEC’s assistant commissioner,” said Commissioner Brumley. “His passion for the student-athlete experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence will elevate the league’s digital presence.”
“I would like to thank Commissioner Brumley and the members of the search committee for the opportunity to serve the Little East as its assistant commissioner,” said Konicki. “I look forward to working with the administrators, coaches and student-athletes of this storied conference.”
Konicki currently serves as Arcadia University’s Sports Information Director with additional responsibilities in branding, event management, and special events including, but not limited to the annual Athletic Hall of Fame, which recognizes standouts from the Knight’s 19 varsity sports. The Springfield, Massachusetts native initiated several social media and website additions and enhancements, as well as the launch of an online store, expansion of live webcasting for home events and a website redesign. Notably, Konicki was the as co-host of the 2017 ECAC-SIDA Workshop and oversaw planning and execution of the four-day event.
Konicki previously served at American International College as the Athletic Communications Director. In addition to his institutional responsibilities, he served as the host Sports Information Director and a member of the Host Operations Committee for the 2008-11 NCAA Division II Men’s Elite Eight, with the national semifinal and national championship games broadcast live on CBS and CBS Sports.
Konicki also served at Ithaca College, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Sacred Heart University.
Konicki is an active member of CoSIDA and ECAC-SIDA, having served on several committees throughout his career. As a member of the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association, he was a sport coordinator for the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area program.
Konicki graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Sport Management from Western New England College (now University).