Michael Eldridge was named the Assistant Athletic Communications Director in October of 2014.
Eldridge has been with the athletic department since August of 2011 and served as a graduate assistant for the athletic communications office. He has been responsible for creating media such as the media guides, record books and design of various featured items in the department as well as prepare releases and recaps from UT Arlington's athletic events.
His experience includes working for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Shorthorn (UTA's student publication) as well as continuing to freelance as a writer covering professional sports in the DFW area and Big 12 sports.
Prior to joining the UTA Athletic Department, Michael worked in UTA's Social Work department as an Admin Assistant II and served as a hiring coordinator for Best Buy in its Forth Worth region.
He graduated with a B.A. in Communication in 2011 from UT Arlington and lives in Fort Worth with his wife Jessica.