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Troy Andre
Position: Assistant SID/Internet Managing Editor
Alma Mater: Northern Colorado '96
Experience: 11 Years
Phone: 303-492-5626
Email: troy.andre@colorado.edu

Troy Andre is in his 12th year as CU's assistant sports information director/internet managing editor, as he joined the Buffalo staff in July 2003 from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

His primary responsibilities are handling the SID duties for women's basketball, assisting in the computer statistical needs for CU's other sports, and serving as the webmaster for CUBuffs.com, the school's Internet website. Andre is an active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) where he has served on the prestigious ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America committee since 2003.

In March of 2012, he served as the Media Coordinator for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament in Boulder. it was his second go-around in that role as he also headed media operations for the 2006 event at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The past eight summers he has worked as a stringer for Major League Baseball Advanced Media at Coors Field for Colorado Rockies games, where he logs play-by-play for MLB.com's interactive Gameday platform.

Andre, 40, worked for five years at Minnesota-Duluth both as the assistant sports information director and ticket manager, helping to publicize and promote 14 NCAA Division II sports and two NCAA Division I programs. He was UMD's primary contact for volleyball, women's soccer, men's and women's basketball and baseball; maintained UMD's official website; supervised the office work-study students; and in 2003, coordinated the marketing, promotion and ticket sales for the 2003 Women's Frozen Four.

He graduated in 1996 from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication with an emphasis in public relations and advertising. He attended graduate school at North Dakota State University, majoring in mass communication, and worked for two years as a graduate assistant in NDSU's sports information office between 1996 and 1998.

At UNC, he worked two years in the Bears' sports information office as a student assistant, and also was a sports reporter for the Greeley Tribune, a job he actually started in high school and held for over five years. He covered the Denver Broncos training camp as a beat reporter for the Tribune, and later would work as a summer intern for the Broncos in 1996 following his senior year in college.

He also staffed the 2008 NCAA Frozen Four and 2007 NCAA men's hockey West Regional in Denver, game four of the 2007 World Series at Coors Field, the 2003 NCAA Volleyball Championships in Dallas, the 2003 NCAA Midwest Men's Basketball Regional in Minneapolis, co-chaired the statistical crews for the 2001 and 2002 NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Elite Eight in Rochester, Minn., served two years as the official scorekeeper for the Duluth-Superior Dukes of the Independent Northern League, and was a summer board operator for KFKA-Radio (Greeley, Colo.). He also worked tournament week at the 1996 International at Castle Pines.

Born December 12, 1973 in Fort Collins, Colo., he graduated from University High School in Greeley, Colo., where he lettered in cross country and was also active in statistical work with football, basketball and baseball. He is married to the former Danielle Driscoll, orginally of East Grand Forks, Minn.

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