Scott Dietz begins his 14th year at Wheaton and 13th in thesports information office. During the 2011-12 academic year, Dietzserved as the associate director of athletics on an interim basis.Promoted to his current position in July 2005, Dietz had served asthe sports information director for five years.
Hired prior to the start of the 1999-00 academic year as assistantsports information director, Dietz was employed as theschool's director since July 2000. Working in the college'ssports information office for 12 years, he wasresponsible for the publicity efforts of a highly successfulprogram that regularly ranks among the top NCAA Division IIIdepartments in the nation.
In addition to his responsibilities at Wheaton, Dietz chairs theNEWMAC awards committee and serves on a pair of voting panels thatrun weekly national polls. He was a member of theEastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Robbins Scholar-AthleteAwards and ECAC-SIDA Bill Esposito Awards selection and NEWMACpublic relations committees while previously serving as aconference liaison for men's and women's basketball, men's andwomen's cross country, men's soccer, and men's and women's swimming& diving.
Outside of Wheaton, Dietz has worked for the National FootballLeague (NFL) and New England Patriots over the last 13seasons. Presently serving as an operator for the NFL'splayer participation project, he had worked on the Patriots statscrew and as a statistician and spotter for television andradio. An official scorer for the Brockton Rox professionalbaseball team from 2005-09, Dietz volunteered for the 2008 NCAAmen's lacrosse championships at Gillette Stadium.
In March 2010, Dietz received Wheaton's Vision of Service Award,which acknowledges outstanding work performance andachievement. In April 2008, he was honored with the ClaudiaFriese Special Recognition Award, recognizing behind-the-scenesdedication to the athletic program.
A member of the College Sports Information Directors of America(CoSIDA) and ECAC-SIDA, Dietz was awarded a district citation forexcellence in writing from CoSIDA in addition to serving as amoderator and panelist at ECAC-SIDA Workshops. Dietz chairedthe 2010 ECAC-SIDA Workshop and was a member of the localorganizing committee for ECAC-SIDA's 50th-year anniversary workshopin 2005.
Prior to being named Wheaton's SID, Dietz was employed as aseasonal assistant for the Patriots. Before relocating to NewEngland, he served as a seasonal assistant in the media relationsdepartment with the National Basketball Association's (NBA)Cleveland Cavaliers and as a marketing assistant at the Universityof Pittsburgh.
A native of South Park, Pennsylvania, Dietz began his sportsinformation career at Westminster College in Pennsylvania, where heearned a bachelor's degree in business administration with aconcentration in marketing in May 1998. As an undergraduate,he served four internships at Westminster, University ofPittsburgh, Youngstown State University and the New CastleNews.