Josh Pound joined the Benedictine College Athletic Department staff in the summer of 2003 as the school's first full-time sports information director. He, serves as the primary media contact for information on the 17-sport Ravens and Lady Ravens athletics teams.
In May of 2017, Pound was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director in addition to his role as SID.
Before joining the staff, Mr. Pound was the sports editor for the Atchison Daily Globe - now Atchison Globe - for three years. While at the Globe, Mr. Pound earned several awards for sports feature writing, sports writing, photography and layout and design.
A native of Lyons, Kan., Mr. Pound spent four years at Pittsburg State University and Emporia State University before leaving school for an opportunity to work as a full-time sports editor at the Globe. While in school, he served as a sports writer for the Pitt State student newspaper, the Emporia State student newspaper and the Emporia Gazette. He also worked closely with each school's sports information departments.
He has a BS in Journalism from Benedictine College and is an active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America and the NAIA-SIDA. He is working towards his Master's in Athletic Administration with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletics with an expected graduation date of April 2018. In addition to his duties as the SID at Benedictine, he serves as an adjunct instructor in the school's Mass Communications Department where he teaches Sports Broadcasting.
Pound has served as the site SID for the Heart of America Athletic Conference Baseball Championship Series from 2009-2015 Championship and also chaired the Heart SIDs for a total of six years ending in 2014.
Josh, his wife Amy - who teaches early childhood special education for the Keystone Learning Center - have three children Brady (13), Cooper (11) and Caitlyn (4). They reside in Nortonville, Kan. Amy and the children can often be found close by at many of the athletic events on the Benedictine campus as avid fans of the Ravens and Lady Ravens.