Aug. 27, 2012
ARLINGTON, Texas - UT Arlington Athletics Director Jim Baker has announced the promotion of Art Garcia to the position of Assistant Athletics Director for Communications. Garcia joined the UTA Athletic Department in January of 2012.
"Art has done a great job in the short time he has been here," Baker said. "He brings a great deal of experience to our department, and is ready to help take us to higher levels in coverage for our 14 sports with our web presence and game reporting."
Prior to UTA, Garcia spent nearly 20 years as a sportswriter. He's worked for NBA.com, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the San Antonio Express-News and the Bryan-College Station Eagle. Garcia has also written for FoxSportsSouthwest.com, ESPNDallas.com, CBSSports.com, in addition to other national websites and magazines.
Garcia lives in Arlington with his wife Stacy and their two kids, Julia and Jakob. Garcia is a native of San Antonio and graduated from Texas A&M.
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