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Dominican Announces Darin Yrigoyen as New Sports Information Director

Darin Yrigoyen has been named the new Sports Information Director at Dominican University.
Darin Yrigoyen has been named the new Sports Information Director at Dominican University.

RIVER FOREST, Ill. --- Dominican University ushered in a new era in sports information on Wednesday afternoon, appointing Darin Yrigoyen as its new Sports Information Director. 
 
Yrigoyen brings six years of sports information expertise to Dominican, having most recently served as the Interim Communications Assistant with the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) and as the Director of Information with the Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League (MCVL). 
 
"Dominican is an excellent fit for me both personally and professionally as I am familiar with the Division III landscape and DU's tradition of excellence in the athletic realm," said Yrigoyen. "I could tell throughout my interactions during the interview process that DU is a special place, one that I am excited to be a part of."
 
The Langhorne, Pa., native also has made stops at the Ivy League, Kutztown University and Lynn University, bringing a variety of experience to the DU Athletic Department. He also has held roles with the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) and the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship, serving as Media Liaison. 

"We're excited to announce Darin as our Sports Information Director," said Director of Athletics Erick Baumann. "We look forward to him leading our department's sports information with his wealth of experience and passion."
 
While at Lynn University, he was very involved in the hosting of both the NCAA men's soccer and volleyball regionals, serving as the host SID for both tournaments. Yrigoyen also was responsible for primary media coverage of the Lynn men's soccer program, which advanced to the 2019 NCAA Final Four. 
 
A graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, Yrigoyen was a two-year member of the Duhawk men's volleyball program before transitioning to a lead student assistant role with the Athletic Communications Department. He went on to get his master's degree in Business Administration from Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pa., where he also filled the role of Graduate Assistant.