Canisius College Director of
Athletics Bill Maher announced two
changes to the school's athletic staff today, effective immediately.
announced that Judi Caserta has been
promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Business Operations and Matt Reitnour has been promoted to
Assistant Athletic Director for Communications.
In her new
role, Caserta, who is entering her 24th year on the College's
athletic department staff, will continue to oversee all of the business
operations for the department, and she will also assume oversight of the
women's rowing program. She is responsible for the day-to-day business
operations of the athletic department, including overseeing the individual
budgets of the 17 Golden Griffin athletic teams, monitoring travel and
recruiting expenses, providing compensation for officials and coordinates the
annual NCAA financial audit and the College's Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
(EADA) data submission.
graduated from Canisius in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in accounting and has
over 30 years of accounting, organizational and management experience. She also
received her master of science in sport administration in 2008 from the
College. In addition to her duties at Canisius, she currently sits on the NCAA
Intercollegiate Athletics Financial Reporting Advisor Committee.
will continue to oversee all aspects of the athletic communications department,
including the official athletics website, GoGriffs.com. Additionally, he will
be responsible for all broadcast platforms, will be in charge of all external
web and multimedia efforts, video production and advancing the social media
efforts for the individual teams and athletic department as a whole. He will
also continue to serve as the primary media contact for the school's men's
basketball, softball and golf programs.
A 2001 graduate of Wilkes
University in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Reitnour joined the Canisius athletic staff in
August 2001 as a graduate assistant while working on his master's degree in
sport administration, which he received in 2004. Entering his sixth year as the
director of the College's athletic communications department, he is a member of
College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and the Eastern
College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association
(ECAC-SIDA). He is currently a member of the CoSIDA University Division
Management Advisory Committee and also serves on the ECAC-SIDA's Rookie