Austin Rustand
Communications Director - Men's and Women's Golf
Phone
(801) 422-8948
Office
SAB 331


Responsibilities

Austin Rustand is the sports information director for BYU's men's and women's golf programs. Rustand oversees interview and information requests, public relations and social media strategy and management, media training for coaches and student athletes and other duties as assigned.

Years at BYU

  • Sports Information Director — Men's and Women's Golf (2021-Present)
  • Assistant Communications Director — Men's Basketball (2022-Present)

Education

  • Communications: Public Relations Major

Prior to BYU Athletics

  • Sports Information Director — BYU Women's Lacrosse (2021)
  • BYUTV Sports Media Production Specialist (2020-21)
  • Assistant Equipment Manager - BYU Men's and Women's Basketball (2019-20)          

Personal

  • Hometown: Tucson, AZ
  • Oldest of four siblings
  • Holds a +1.6 USGA Handicap
  • Shot a career low 9-under 63 to qualify for the 124th Utah State Amateur Championship where he made match play
  • Served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Virginia Richmond Mission from 2017-19
  • Attended Jimmer Fredette's 49 point game against the University of Arizona in 2009
BYU Hall of Fame