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    Dan Yopchick
    Dan Yopchick

    Position:
    Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

    Alma Mater:
    University of Iowa



    Dan Yopchick arrived at Northwestern in September 2011 to serve as the primary athletic communications contact for the fencing, men's tennis, women's tennis and volleyball programs.

    He arrived in Evanston following a two-year stint in a similar role at the University of Illinois at Chicago. At UIC, the Arlington Heights, Ill., native worked with the baseball, cross country, track and field, volleyball and women's basketball teams. In addition, he fulfilled roles in event management, served as a public address announcer for several events and provided color commentary on Horizon League Network broadcasts.

    A 2006 graduate of the University of Iowa with degrees in journalism as well as health and sports studies, Yopchick also served as a media relations assistant for the Chicago White Sox in 2008 and as the media relations coordinator of the Bakersfield Blitz of now-defunct arenafootball2.

    Yopchick resides in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago and has recently begun his pursuit of a master of arts degree in sports administration at Northwestern.