Player and coaches interviews must be scheduled through Mercedes Erikson in the Athletic Media Relations office at (801) 422-8999. Interview requests must be made 24 hours in advance unless it is breaking news. Telephone interviews must be arranged through the Athletic Media Relations office.
A weekly release will be issued via e-mail and will be available at www.byucougars.com. Notes, season statistics, rosters, programs and media guides will be provided to working media prior to each home event. Official statistics will be made available after each event. The head coach and several players will be made available for post-event interviews.
Media Work Room
The Athletic Media Relations office, located at 30 Smith Fieldhouse, serves as a press room for working media. An analog phone line is available for filing stories. Additional digital phones are available for calls. Collect or credit card calls can be made from each of these lines. Events in the Marriott Center have a working pressroom just off the competition floor.
Broadcast Phone Lines
Phone lines for live web broadcasts will be installed only upon special request. Radio line requests must be made at least two weeks in advance.
BYU on the Internet
The weekly release, most up-to-date news, statistics and information is available 24 hours a day on BYU's official athletics website www.byucougars.com. To receive the weekly release and post-event recaps via email please contact the media relations office. You can also follow on twitter @BYUCougars or @BYUgymnastics
Requests for press, broadcast and photo credentials for home events should be made in writing. Requests should be directed to:
Gymnastics Sports Information Director
BYU Athletic Media Relations
30 Smith Fieldhouse
Provo, Utah 84602
Fax: (801) 422-0633
Reporters representing papers with daily or next-day editions, national magazines, wire services, live television and radio broadcasts and television and radio stations covering for nightly news shall be given priority. Spouses, dates, non-workers and children are not allowed in the working media areas.
Credentials will be issued only to accredited photographers and TV reporters/camera operators on assignment from their media outlet. Photographers can obtain rosters and information regarding where they can shoot during the event from the media relations staff on site.
Parking is free to media. No parking pass is required unless the event begins before 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please contact the Athletic Media Relations office to obtain a parking pass for an afternoon event. Parking is available in the lots to the north and northwest of the Smith Fieldhouse or to the north of the Marriott Center.