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Nick Huenefeld, Nick Reeves Named Eagles of the Quarter

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Associate Director of Communications Nicholas Huenefeld and Assistant Director of Services & Operations Nick Reeves have been named the FGCU Athletics Eagles of the Quarter as declared by Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh today.

The duo have just about every taken on extra assignments about the very last number of months in their respective spots and have showcased excellent hard work to advantage the department in general and the applications they function instantly with. Huenefeld stepped into an interim part as the key media call for baseball around the past quite a few months, when Reeves has served in all spots of Amenities and Operations. Each Huenefeld and Reeves acknowledged the added assignments in the course of staff changeover and aided assure that day by day operations stayed steady, although offering ongoing good quality qualified service.

“Both Nicks’ every day sacrifices, initiatives and contributions befit what the Eagles of the Quarter honor signifies. In specific, they have gone previously mentioned and outside of amidst these ongoing surreal pandemic instances that resulted in witnessing for the very first time all 15 of our teams conducting their championship segments in the spring.”

Reeves 1st joined the division in a whole-time role as Coordinator of Services & Functions in August 2016. He was then named assistant director in August 2017. He oversees the maintenance of FGCU’s athletics facilities though aiding in match day operations of all sports. He worked with the division as an undergraduate in advance of graduating with a bachelor’s in activity management in spring 2016. He is continuing his schooling by pursuing an MBA at FGCU and has been a member of the University’s Personnel Advisory Council (SAC).

Huenefeld to start with joined the section in September 2017 as Assistant Director of Athletics Communications and was promoted to his current affiliate director placement two several years later. He has also served twice as the interim director for the FGCU athletics communications division. He is the key media get in touch with for the nationally-ranked women’s basketball, indoor volleyball and the seaside volleyball programs. A 2010 graduate of Bowling Green State University, he has also labored at Owens (OH) Group College or university and the Ohio Neighborhood College Athletic Convention, as nicely as at the Toledo Blade where by he was a copy editor.

The Eagles of the Quarter commenced in January 2021 as a way to honor FGCU Athletics team members who go previously mentioned and further than in serving Eagle student-athletes and making the office productive.  Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration Mike Estes and Assistant Athletics Director for Well being Efficiency Nicole Neal have been selected as the inaugural honorees. In May perhaps, Assistant Director of Advertising and Promotions Shane Pellegrine and Director of Online video Generation Monica Weber had been chosen.

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