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 David Kaye
David Kaye
Hometown:
Katy, Texas

Position:
Associate Director of Athletic Communications

Alma Mater:
Baylor, 2008

05/03/2013

Athletic Communications Staff Honored by FWAA

PR staff among "Super 11" nationally recognized for servicing media during 2012 football season.

David Kaye is in his fifth year in the Baylor Athletic Communications office. He is the primary contact for the men's basketball and men's and women's golf programs, and he assists with football. He also serves as the Athletic Communications office's publications coordinator.

Kaye spent his first three years on the Baylor staff as assistant director, serving as the media contact for baseball and A&T and assisting with football. He was promoted to associate director when he transitioned to men's basketball duties in 2012.

Kaye joined the Baylor staff in November 2009 after spending 16 months at the University of South Alabama. He started at USA as an intern and later became assistant media relations director. Kaye served as the primary contact for Jaguar baseball and women's golf, and was the secondary contact during USA's inaugural football season.

Prior to joining the staff at USA, Kaye spent two years as a student intern in the Baylor Athletic Media Relations office.

After graduating from Katy (Texas) High School, Kaye began his studies at Baylor in the fall of 2002. He joined the Army Reserve in May 2003, and he was called to active duty two weeks prior to the completion of his junior year at Baylor. After a three-month extended training session, he was deployed to the Middle East, where he spent two months in Kuwait and Uzbekistan before being stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan, for the final 10 months of his deployment.

After returning home, Kaye resumed his studies at Baylor and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism - Public Relations in May 2008.

Prior to entering the athletic communications field, Kaye gained experience as a sportswriter with the Waco Tribune-Herald and The Baylor Lariat newspapers.

Kaye is a member of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and Football Writers Association of America (FWAA).

A Katy, Texas, native, he is married to the former Emily Ingram of Bastrop, La., who graduated from Baylor in 2005 and works in the university's Development office.