Jil Price enters her first year at Baylor as the Associate Director of Athletic Communications, serving as the primary sport contact for women's basketball and women’s tennis. She is also the athletic communications liaison to academics.
Price comes to Baylor from the University of Iowa, where she was the primary sport contact for Hawkeye women's basketball, women's rowing, men's gymnastics, and women's gymnastics. She was also in charge of compiling and managing statistics for the nationally-ranked Iowa football team, and spent two years as the primary contact for volleyball, softball, women's rowing, and men's gymnastics.
She has hosted multiple postseason events, including women's basketball NCAA Tournament First & Second Rounds (2014, 2015), women's basketball WNIT (2016), women's gymnastics NCAA Regional (2016), wrestling Big Ten Championship (2016), and wrestling U.S. Olympic Trials (2016).
Price worked in the athletics media services office at Western Illinois University as a graduate assistant for two years. The 2006 Carroll High School (Fort Wayne, Ind.) graduate earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with minors in Journalism and Public Relations from Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne (IPFW) in 2011 and a Master of Science in Sport Management from Western Illinois in 2013.
During her time at Western, Price served as the primary contact for cross country, women's basketball, women's soccer, softball, swimming and diving and tennis. She also assisted in game day operations for all Fighting Leatherneck athletic programs and served as the academic and community service liaison.
At IPFW, she spent a year as an intern and volunteer in the Office of Media Services, where she served as the primary contact for cross country, assisted with game day operations and updated the athletic web site. Price was also an outfielder for the Mastodon softball team and a member of the Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT) during her undergraduate career.