Knights' spring GPA over 3.0 for ninth-consecutive semester
Eric DeSalvo serves as a director in the marketing and promotions office, while heading the athletic department's digital and social media efforts.
Prior to working in the marketing area, DeSalvo was an assistant director in athletics communications. He returned to Orlando in the fall of 2011 after graduating from UCF in 2009.
During his stint in athletics communications from 2011-13, the Jacksonville, Fla., native served as the main contact for baseball, volleyball, rowing, women's golf and assisted with football. He was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association Midwest Region Sports Information Director of the Year for the 2011-12 season.
Before returning to UCF, DeSalvo earned his M.A. in applied communication in 2011 from Northern Arizona in Flagstaff, while serving as a graduate assistant in the media relations office. He was the primary contact for the nationally ranked cross country and track & field teams.
During DeSalvo's time as an undergraduate student at UCF, he interned in the athletics communications office and served as the men's tennis media contact while also assisting on gamedays for football, men's and women's basketball and volleyball.
DeSalvo has worked several important events in his career, including the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Second and Third Round Tucson, Ariz., site as a volunteer on the media relations staff. He also covered the 2009-10 NCAA Cross Country Championships and 2010-11 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships for NAU.