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Mike Sanders

Director of Athletic Communications


Office: O.L. Casey Center

Office Phone: 803.321.5667

Email: Mike.Sanders@newberry.edu

Department: Office of the Director of Athletics

Degrees:

M.S. | Western Governors University (2019)

B.S. | Limestone College (2015)

Bio:

Sanders began as director of athletic communications at Newberry College in October 2021 after a six-year stint at his alma mater, Limestone University. While director of social and digital media at Limestone, he was responsible for Limestone Athletics social and digital media content, and he was the primary statistician for football and basketball.

Sanders started his career in the media relations department at Limestone as a public address announcer for soccer and swimming. He also provided live statistics and results for all Limestone swim meets. He then expanded his responsibilities to become the voice of in-game promotions at Saints basketball games.

Prior to Limestone, Sanders was an assistant, and later head coach, for the Hedingham Sharks swim team. While with the Sharks, he coached multiple city league champions and helped move the team up two divisions within the league. He was also an assistant coach for the New Wave Swim Team in Raleigh, North Carolina, for three years. During his tenure with the Wave, Sanders was in charge of teaching technique to swimmers of all ages, as well as programming the annual spring clinic.

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