Natalie Dedin is in her second season as the Director of Operations for the University of Colorado volleyball program.
This is Dedin's third year in the athletic department as she previously served as the director of operations for Olympic sports; overseeing the administrative duties for soccer, tennis and men's and women's golf. Dedin assisted with marketing and recruiting materials for those sports as well as travel and game day operations. She has also helped as a point person for Colorado's newest sport, women's lacrosse, which debuts in the spring of 2014.
Dedin is a 2011 graduate of Colorado, earning her bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in technology, arts and media. She served on the executive board for the Delta Delta Delta sorority and worked with CU's Sports Mag, a student run television news show. Dedin also worked for two years in the CU Athletic Director's office handling special projects for Mike Bohn while assisting with donations and expenses and gaining an overall working knowledge of the athletic department.
While in college Dedin served as an intern for ROOT Sports during the 2010 Colorado Rockies season and worked for the club's out of town scoreboard at Coors Field in 2011.
A 2007 graduate of Pomona High School in Arvada, Colo., Dedin played volleyball as a prep and also coached at the elementary and high school club levels.
Born in Champaign, Ill., she is the daughter of Tom Jr. and Kim Dedin and has one sister, Aubrey. Her grandfather, Tom Sr., was the head baseball coach of Illinois and later became the head coach and an athletic director at Regis University where he was assisted by Tom Jr.
Dedin enjoys photography and playing coed recreational league sports including volleyball and soccer.