Sports Information Director
Parsons is entering his 13th year as the sports information director at MVNU and
his 19th season overall working in the sports information department. Prior to
assuming the role as SID, Parsons served as the assistant SID for five years
handling primarily the women's sports – a role that he began during his senior
year at MVNU and continued in upon graduation in 1994.
Parsons, who has won
numerous awards from NAIA-SIDA and CoSIDA
for his media guides and feature stories,
was the AVCA Grant Burger Media Award –
Sports Information recipient in 2009 as well
as the MVNU Staff Member of the Year. He has
been a CoSIDA member for 18 years and served
as the NAIA-SIDA President from 2007-2009.
He received the Clarence "Ike” Pearson Award
as the NAIA SID of the Year in 2008.
Parsons resides in Mount
Vernon with his wife, Carla (also an alum),
who works as a research assistant in the
Institutional Research and Compliance Office
at MVNU, and their two daughters, Ashley and
Kylie. In addition to obtaining his
undergraduate degree in 1994 in both
Business Administration and Sports
Management, Parsons also
earned a master's degree in Human Resource
Management from MVNU in 2006.