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Angela Baumann
MASCAC Commissioner
Office Phone: (413) 572-8212
Office E-mail: abaumann@westfield.ma.edu

Angela Baumann was appointed as the first full-time MASCAC Commissioner in August 2006.

The MASCAC, a NCAA Division III Conference, currently sponsors 18 championship sports programs and is the nation’s oldest Division III men’s and women’s playing conference.   

Following her appointment, Baumann has developed a conference-wide licensing program to protect, profit and promote the conference and member institutional brands, led the conference to create a comprehensive strategic plan, expanded sport sponsorship with the addition of men’s ice hockey, women’s lacrosse, football and a golf championship and coordinated the integration of affiliates in men’s ice hockey and football.

Baumann has been active on numerous national committees during her career.  Some of her committee service includes the NCAA Student-Athlete Reinstatement Committee, NCAA Nominating Committee, Division III Commissioners Association Diversity and Well-Being Committee, NACMA Membership Committee, NACWAA Marketing Committee Member and as Chair, ECAC Convention Committee, ECAC Championships Committee and the ECAC Softball Selection Committee.

Prior to her current position, Baumann was the Director of Marketing and Special Events at Montana State University where she was hired in December of 1996.  In March of 1999, she was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director.  She oversaw many different aspects of the Bobcat Athletic Department during her tenure in Bozeman including corporate relations, special events, marketing and promotions and ticket operations.  While at Montana State University, she was the recipient of three gold, three silver and one bronze National Association of Collegiate Marketing Association (NACMA) awards. 

Prior to Montana State University, Baumann spent over two years at East Carolina University where she served as the Marketing Coordinator and then was promoted to the Interim Director of Marketing for the Recreational Services Department.  She also received the East Carolina University Collaboration Award for her work on campus.

Earlier in her career, Baumann coached men’s and women’s volleyball.  She led a team to the Ohio Valley Region Junior Olympic Volleyball Championship and was named instructor of the quarter numerous times. 

Baumann returns to her Division III roots where she was a standout volleyball player at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She was a four-year starter at setter and was named to the WWIAC Scholastic Honor Roll. She received her degree in Physical Education-Sport Management in 1992 before earning her master's degree in Sport Management from the Ohio State University in 1994.  Baumann is also a graduate of NACWAA Higher Education Resources Services, Mid-American and the NCAA/NACWAA Leadership Enhancement Institute.


 

Emily Diekelmann

MASCAC Director of Media Relations
Office Phone: (413) 572-8449
Office E-mail: mascacinfo@westfield.ma.edu

Emily Diekelmann was appointed the first ever full-time MASCAC Director of Media Relations in 2013. As the Director of Media Relations, Diekelmann manages the conference website, compiles conference statistics and handles all media requests. She also serves as the conference representative to the MASCAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Prior to her current position, Diekelmann was the Sports Information Director for Spelman College out of Atlanta. She also worked as the Director of Sports Information for the Great South Athletic Conference and as a graduate assistant at Kennesaw State University. 

"The MASCAC is tremendously excited to welcome our first full-time  Media Relations Director Emily Diekelmann" said MASCAC Commissioner Baumann.  "Emily brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to meet the demands of emerging technologies and to serve our members’ needs.  I look forward to working with her in furthering the MASCAC’s mission and strategic plan."

Diekelmann graduated with her Master of Science degree in Sports Administration from Georgia State University in 2012. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Indiana University-Purdue Univ. Indianapolis in 2009.

She currently resides in Springfield, Mass.

 

MASCAC OFFICERS                       
MASCAC President              Bob Corradi, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
MASCAC Vice President       Scott Nichols, MCLA
MASCAC Secretary              Dick Lenfest, Westfield State University       

MASCAC FAR                       Dr. Michael Harrison, Framingham State University