BYU Volleyball Media Policies
Player and coaches interviews must be scheduled through Braden Taylor in the Athletic Media Relations office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interview requests must be made 24 hours in advance unless it is breaking news. Players and coaches are generally available immediately following practice. 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 match. Official statistics will be made available after each game and upon completion of the match. A post-match press conference will be held after each match with BYU head coach Heather Olmstead and requested players.
Media Work Room
One of the classrooms near the volleyball court in the Smith Fieldhouse can be made available for media to store equipment and use after matches.
Broadcast Phone Lines
Phone lines for live broadcasts will be installed only upon special request. Radio line requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the match.
BYU on the Internet
The weekly release, most up-to-date news, statistics and information about BYU men's and women's volleyball is available 24 hours a day on BYU's official athletics website www.byucougars.com.
Requests for press, broadcast and photo credentials for BYU men's and women's volleyball home matches should be made in writing. Requests should be directed to:
BYU Athletic Media Relations
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 during the match.
Courtside credentials will be issued only to accredited photographers and TV reporters/camera operators on assignment. Photographers can shoot from the opposite side of the court from the team benches, including the northwest and southwest corners, and above from the balcony seating areas. Photographers are not permitted to shoot from the floor on the team benches' side of the court, except cameras positioned for live television broadcast. Photographers must also be sure to not block the view of any spectators. Tripods are not permitted except for those used in live television broadcasts.
Parking is free to media. No parking pass is required unless the match begins before 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please contact the Athletic Media Relations office to obtain a parking pass for an afternoon match. Parking is available in the lot just north of the Smith Fieldhouse.