Aug. 19, 2003
John Dedman, who's been serving on the communications staff at the Horizon League, has been named assistant sports information director at Butler University. He replaces Kelly Antcliff, who resigned her post to take a teaching and coaching position at Park Tudor High School in Indianapolis.
Prior to joining the Horizon League staff this summer, Dedman had served as a media relations intern with the Indiana Pacers from January to May, 2003. He also served as a communications intern with the Indiana Sports Corporation from May to December, 2002. He assisted with media operations at the 2002 FIBA World Basketball Championship, the 2002 Circle City Classic and the Youthlinks Indiana Golf Tournament.
A public and corporate communications major, Dedman graduated Magna Cum Laude from Butler in May. He successfully completed Butler's Honors Program, and he was named one of Butler's "Top Ten Outstanding Male Students." He served as co-sports editor of the Butler Collegian in 2000-01.