Nate Saverino

Nate Saverino serves as the Assistant Director of Athletics for External Affairs.

Saverino, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management (2008) and a Master of Arts in Higher Education (2010) from Southeast, is responsible for all athletic marketing, promotions and ticket sale strategies. He oversees the design and production of Southeast’s printed materials, such as posters, schedule cards and camp brochures. His other duties include securing corporate sponsorships, creating content for the Houck Stadium video scoreboard, producing public address scripts for home events, assisting the Redhawks Club in event planning and promoting, assisting with the Redhawks’ social media outreach efforts and overseeing the university’s athletic trademark licensing program. He also supervises Southeast’s sports marketing student internship program.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, Saverino worked as an Athletics Marketing Assistant at the University of Tulsa. Before that, he spent two years as Southeast’s Marketing Graduate Assistant.

During his undergrad at Southeast, Saverino also served a term as a communications intern for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. He also worked as a student assistant in Southeast’s sports information office.

Saverino resides in Cape Girardeau with his wife, Dana.

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The national academic recognition continues to keep rolling in for Redhawks outstanding student-athletes. Last week, the Volleyball program earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award, and this week four more Redhawks teams were recognized for their achievements in the classroom. 

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The American Volleyball Coaches Association has named the Southeast Missouri volleyball team recipients of the annual AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2017-2018 season. This is the 11th consecutive year the Redhawks have received this recognition.

Southeast volleyball registered a 3.30 cumulative GPA this past academic year.

Head coach Julie Yankus said she is very proud of the student-athletes and their academic accomplishments, praising their dedication to their academic endeavors as they work hard in pursuit of their career goals.

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The Southeast Missouri State football program is beginning to receive national recognition ahead of the upcoming 2018 campaign. 

Redhawk senior running back Marquis Terry was one of four Ohio Valley Conference players named to the Lindy's Sports Preseason All-America Teams. 

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Southeast Missouri men’s basketball team added guard Oscar Kao to its 2018-19 roster this week.

"Oscar is a tough, skilled guard who will be a benefit to our team immediately," said Southeast head coach Rick Ray. "He can shoot the ball and make plays for others because of his knowledge of how to manipulate ball screens. Oscar has always dreamed of coming to the United States to play college basketball and we are very happy and fortunate that he gets to continue his dream here at SEMO."

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Former Southeast Missouri football standouts Dan Connolly and Ryan Roth recently opened D1 Training, a World-Class Performance Center in St. Louis. 

D1 Training, a leading fitness concept that utilizes the five tenets of athletic-based training to help people of all ages achieve their sport and fitness goals, has opened as the first D1 in Missouri. A grand opening celebration was held last weekend.