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John Meyer
Position: Assistant Athletic Communications Director
Alma Mater: Kansas State University
Graduating Year: 2005
Phone: (515) 271-3740
Email: john.meyer@drake.edu

John Meyer joined the Drake Athletics team in February 2012. He serves as the primary contact for the sports of women's basketball, rowing, softball and volleyball, as well as assisting with the Drake Relays and all other aspects of the athletic communications department's operation.

Meyer came to Drake from Wichita State, where he was a media relations graduate assistant from 2010-12.

Meyer was the primary media contact for the Shockers' tennis programs and the women's golf program.  He also served as the secondary media contact for the Wichita State men's baseball and basketball teams, and in June 2011 worked on the media relations staff for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at Drake Stadium.

A native of West Des Moines, Iowa, Meyer graduated with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a Business minor from Kansas State University in 2005. He graduated in 2012 from Wichita State with his master's degree in Sport Management.

Prior to Wichita State, Meyer worked five seasons in Minor League Baseball and two off-seasons for the Arizona Fall League in Baseball Operations and Media Relations.