Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Athletic Communications Department

Media Credentials:  All requests for press, broadcast, photo and parking credentials for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi athletic events should be directed to either Assistant AD for Communications Dan Forcella (daniel.forcella@tamucc.edu), Assistant Director of Communications Jacob Bell (jacob.bell@tamucc.edu), or Communications Assistant Ian MacDougall (ian.macdougall@tamucc.edu).  Mailing address is: 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5719, Corpus Christi, TX 78412.  Requests must be made in writing or e-mail at least one week before the date of the event. 

Radio/Television Broadcast Space:  Requests for live radio broadcast space and credentials should be made to Dan Forcella (daniel.forcella@tamucc.edu) or at 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5719, Corpus Christi, TX 78412.  If statisticians are needed, contact Forcella at least three days in advance. 

Phone Lines:  There will be analog phone lines available on press row at the American Bank Center.  Ethernet lines will also be available for use and ISDN lines upon request.  Visiting team phone line will be available for softball and baseball at Chapman Field as well as Ethernet and wireless internet connections.  Computers used at Chapman Field must be registered to the network for use with requests needed at least 72 hours before the date of the event.  Ethernet connections and phone lines are available for volleyball matches at the Dugan Wellness Center.

Interview Policy
All interviews with athletics staff members, coaches and/or student-athletes must be arranged at least 24 hours in advance by contacting the Athletic Communications Department. Telephone interviews are available on a "call-back" basis at a time that is convenient for the interviewee. Postgame interviews with coaches and players will be conducted following a 10-minute team meeting period.  Media members are not allowed in the Islanders locker room.

Reference Style Guide
When referencing Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Athletics, please use Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, A&M-Corpus Christi or Islanders. Please refrain from using TAMUCC, TAMU-CC, Corpus Christi or any other variation. Islanders should be used to represent all Texas A&M-Corpus Christi athletic teams. Lady Islanders should not be used when refering to women's athletic teams. 

Quick Facts
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Enrollment: 11,256
Founded: 1947
Affiliation: NCAA Division I
Conference: Southland Conference (SLC)
Colors: Royal Blue, (CMYK-100, 44, 0, 0) Green (CMYK-100, 0, 85, 24) and White (CMYK-0, 0, 0, 0)
Nickname: Islanders
President: Dr. Flavius Killebrew
Director of Athletics: Scott Lazenby
Senior Woman Administrator: Mary Wallace

Basketball Facility (Capacity): American Bank Center (8,100), Dugan Wellness Center
Soccer/Track & Field Facility (Capacity): Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium (1,000)
Baseball/Softball: Chapman Field
Volleyball: Dugan Wellness Center
Sand Volleyball: Inside the Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium  
Tennis: Thomas J. Henry Tennis Facility

Mailing Address:
Islanders Athletics
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5719
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412

Athletic Communications Staff

Dan Forcella
Assistant Athletics Director for Communications
361-825-3410 • daniel.forcella@tamucc.edu
Men's Basketball, Cross Country, Track & Field 

Jacob Bell
Assistant Director of Communications
Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, Baseball, Men's and Women's Tennis

Ian MacDougall
Communications Assistant
361-825-3411 • ian.macdougall@tamucc.edu
Women's Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Golf, Spirit

Shelby Hodges
Multimedia Assistant
361-825-3411 • shelby.hodges@tamucc.edu