Dr. Kathleen Brown welcomed Nick Harvey to Marshalltown Community College to assume the role of Coordinator of Sports Information and Events. Harvey began his duties on August 1st.
"I want to thank Dr. Brown and everyone on the hiring committee for giving me this opportunity and believing me," Harvey stated after being introduced to coaches and staff. "I'm excited about starting my career in athletics here at Marshalltown Community College. I think we have great facilities and great people around this program to allow us to succeed."
Harvey grew up in Nevada Iowa just 30 miles west on Highway 30. He attended the University of Northern Iowa where he majored in Criminology and was a member of the 2015 UNI Football Staff as an Assistant Video Coordinator. After graduation, he attended Grand View University and received his Masters Degree in Sport Management. While attending Grand View Harvey interned with the Iowa Barnstormers in the Sales and Marketing department. After the completion of his internship, he was hired as the Graduate Assistant to the Athletic Director at Iowa Lakes Community College.
When asked about Iowa Lakes Harvey commented, "I couldn't be more thankful to Troy Larson, Athletic Director at Iowa Lakes, for everything he has done for me and for everything that program was able to do while I was there. I wish them continued success in everything they do up there."
As the Coordinator of Sports Information and Events, Harvey's duties will include the maintaining and updating of the website, mccathletics.com, as well as the MCC Athletics social media pages of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He will also assist the Marketing Department to produce publications and releases involving the Athletic Department. He will be an integral member of the Game Day Staff while keeping stats and aiding in game management tasks. He also will provide support to the Athletic Director in fundraising and Tiger Athletic Club events.
"We are really excited to have Nick join us on our staff," Brown stated. "His energy and enthusiasm is going to bring our department to a new level. With his previous experiences and accomplishments at Iowa Lakes, he has the skills to succeed in everything that we have and will task him with. He is a great fit for our MCC family."
The Marshalltown Volleyball team will kick off their season at home on Tuesday, August 22 against Ellsworth Community College while the Men's Soccer team will start the season on the road against Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods on Friday, August 25.