Will DeBoer's Resume

Cell: (765) 427-1563

Email: wdd.deboer@gmail.com

SU Email: wddeboer@salisbury.edu

Profile
 

Computer Skills

William Daniel (Will) DeBoer is the Assistant Director of Sports Information at Salisbury University, one of the elite institutions in NCAA Division III, in Salisbury, Maryland. A native of West Lafayette, Indiana, Will has built a well-rounded portfolio in play-by-play, writing, and production from experience with organizations in five different states. Before joining the staff at SU, Will was the Director of Broadcasting and lead play-by-play voice for the Delmarva Shorebirds Baseball Club, Class-A minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, and for men's and women's basketball at Division I Maryland Eastern Shore. Will began his professional career as a broadcasting assistant with the York Revolution in the independent Atlantic League, turning pro after two summers in summer collegiate baseball. He holds a B.A. in Communication and Political Science from Hope College and an M.P.A. from Columbus State University after calling multiple sports at both schools.

Work Experience
 

Assistant Director of Sports Information

Salisbury University (NCAA, Division III) - Salisbury, MD

November 2020 - current

 

Served as primary contact for several sports across fall, winter, spring seasons

Staffed, managed, executively produced student-run live streaming network

Wrote game recaps and feature stories, produced video packages, maintained live stats and game notes

Director of Broadcasting & Communications

Delmarva Shorebirds Baseball Club (Class-A, Baltimore Orioles) - Salisbury, MD

November 2016 - September 2020

 

Provided play-by-play, color commentary, pregame/postgame shows for 140 radio broadcasts

Managed media requests/relations, worked closely with Orioles public relations on team promotion

Wrote game recaps and feature stories, produced audio and video material

Maintained game notes and stat packs, designed gameday graphics, operated social media

Created, staffed, and supervised brand-new broadcasting internship position

Director of Broadcasting

Univ. of Maryland Eastern Shore Basketball (NCAA Division I) - Princess Anne, MD

November 2016 - March 2020

Provided play-by-play, color commentary, pregame/postgame for men and women's radio broadcasts

Hosted weekly coaches show, wrote feature stories, produced video packages

Maintained game notes and social media, served in fill-in sports information capacity

Broadcasting and Media Relations Assistant/Operations Manager

York Revolution Baseball Club/SportsRadio 1350 WOYK - York, PA

March 2016 - current

 

Provided play-by-play, color commentary, pre- and post-game interviews for 80 radio broadcasts

Wrote game recaps and features, compiled game notes and stat packs, designed gameday graphics

Sustained station operations, produced on-air segments and commercials

 

Graduate Assistant, Broadcasting and Production

Columbus State University Sports Information - Columbus, GA

August 2014 - March 2016

 

Provided play-by-play and color commentary for baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball broadcasts

Wrote game recaps and feature stories, shot and edited video packages, utilized NewTek Tricaster

Past Broadcasting Positions

Kalamazoo (MI) Growlers Baseball Club, May-August 2015

DuPage County (IL) Hounds Baseball Team, May-August 2014

Hope College (MI) Men's & Women's Basketball, January 2012-March 2014

Freelance Work

Field Hockey/Soccer/Volleyball, Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, PA), September-October 2016

Cal Ripken World Series (Aberdeen, MD), August 2016

ADOBE

Audition, InDesign,
Photoshop, Premiere, Spark

APPLE FINAL CUT PRO

AUDACITY

MICROSOFT OFFICE

Word, Excel, OneNote

NEWTEK TRICASTER

ONLINE PUBLISHING

Forge, HomeBase, WordPress

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Ustream, Vimeo, YouTube

STAT CREW

College Sports Information Directors of America (COSIDA)

Since November 2020

Marc Zumoff

Since August 2014

Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA)

Since June 2014

Professional Affiliations
 

Education
 

Columbus State University - Columbus, GA

Master of Public Administration, May 2016

4.0 GPA, All Semesters
Phi Kappa Phi, Fall 2015
 
Hope College - Holland, MI

Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, Communication & Political Science, May 2014

 

Phi Beta Kappa, Spring 2014

Washington, D.C. Honors Semester, Spring 2013

IES Dublin, Irish General Studies, Summer 2012

 

West Lafayette High School - West Lafayette, IN

Core 40 Diploma with Academic Honors, May 2010

Awards and Honors
 

2015 STAA All-America Top 20

Ranked 20th nationally among collegiate-level broadcasters

 

2013 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards

WINNER, Best Show Promo for "Freeze Frame"

NOMINATED, Best Event Promo for "Alice's Restaurant on WTHS"