Chris Thompson joined the WAC staff in October of 2014 and serves as the Director of Media Relations. He is the primary contact for men's soccer, women's basketball, baseball and men's and women's golf.
Thompson came to the WAC after serving as Communications Director for the Cascade Collegiate Conference, a 10-school NAIA conference, from 2012 until 2014. He simultaneously served as the Sports Information Director for The Evergreen State College from 2010 until 2014. He has also worked in media relations at Western Washington University, Central Washington University and the University of Puget Sound.
He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and is a member of the gameday media relations team for the Denver Broncos.
Thompson earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Central Washington in 2005 and a master’s degree in sports administration and leadership from Seattle U in 2008. He lives in Centennial, Colo. with his wife Lindsay and son Oscar.