Championships and Compliance
Coley Chambless is in her fourth year with the
Southwest Conference office and her first as Assistant
Commissioner. She was Legislative Assistand in the
SWC in 1993-95.
Chambless' duties revolve around coordinating
SWC student-athlete eligibility, championships, coaches certifiction and GTE
Academic Hono Teams. She also assists with the league's drug-testing program
and coordinates the Commissioner's Honor Roll each semester, while aiding with
the administration of the SWC volleyball, men'd women's swimming, and men's
and women's golf championships.
Chambless served the leauge office as an adminisve intern during 1992-93
and was involved with a number of issues related to the SWC post-season
basketball tournament, including assisting with ticket operations and coordinating
VIP hotel arrangements.
A 1992 graduate of SMU, Chambless, formerly Coley Jordan, was
an All-SWC women's golfer for the naitonally ranked Lady Mustangs and
served as the team's co-captain. She was also appointed by late SMU
president A. Kenneth Pye to the SMU Athletic Council.
Assistant Director of Media Relations
Charley Green, who has been an assistant on
three sports information staffs of leading NCAA
Division I institutions, has been SWC Assistant
Director of Media Relations Since, May 1995.
Green is a native of Philadelphia, Pa., and
entered the field as a student assistant at the University of Texas from 1988-91. After graduating from Texas, he later served
as a staff assistant at the University of Florida under SID John Humenik
The veteran of numerous SWC championship events and co-media
host of the Dr Pepper SWC Women's Basketball Classic from 1993-95
started in the SMU sports information department as an intern in 1992 and
was elevated to full-time status in 1993. He was chief of media operations
for the 1994 NCAA Men's Golf Championships in McKinney.
Green serves as the key media relations contact for the 1996 NCAA
Midwest Men's Basketball First Round Tournament games at Reunion
Arena in March and will be media relations coordinator for the men's
portion of the '96 SWC Basketball Classic. He will also supervise media
relations for SWC men's and women's outdoor track and field.
Bo Carter is in his 1 Oth year with the Southwest
Conference media relations office. Carter is responsible for the overall operation of the media relations
office, with primary responsibilities being football
Carter joined the SWC office in August, 1986, after 12 years at
Mississippi State University. He served as sports information director for
eight years and assistant sports information director for four years. Carter
was named SID for the Bulldogs' athletic program in 1978, succeeding the
legendary Bob Hartley.
Carter is a former president of the National Collegiate Baseball
Writers Association (NCBWA) and has been chairman of the College
Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Membership Services Committee. He is also a member of the United States Basketball
Writers of America (USBWA) and Football Writers Association of
America (FWAA). Carter has served on the CoSIDA Publications
Committee and Gambling Awareness Committee as well as the NCAA
The Sheffield, Ala., native worked with some of college basketball's
best teams while in the SWC and at Mississippi State while making eight
total trips to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. In 1993, he won
the Wilbur Snypp Award for service to the NCBWA and is a member of
the NCAA Communications Committee. Before joining Mississippi
State, Carter was in sports with the Nashville Tennessean as a summer
intern and then a full-time staff writer for two years.
Assistant Director of Media Relations
Chris Ward, former media services director for
the CISL finalist Dallas Sidekicks, has been an Assistant Director of SWC Media Relations since Oct.,
Ward, a 1992 graduate of Texas Christian
University with a degree in advertising/public relations, also served as a media services intern under the illustrious Kevin
Sullivan of the Dallas Mavericks' NBA squad during his Aug., 1993-
Oct., 1994 tenure at Reunion Arena.
Prior to his assignment with the Sidekicks and Mavericks, the TCU
alumnus served with Paul Lazaro & Associates in advertising and public
relations for such accounts as the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, the
Worthington Hotel, and the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas, and Panhandle Slim
He also worked on the sports staff of the Fort Worth STAR-
TELEGRAM as a high school basketball correspondent and with the TCU
Department of Athletics in ticket renewals and marketing.
The current Arlington resident assisted in publications such as the
Sidekicks' and Mavericks' media guides, the Dallas Mavericks' PRESS
(official team publication), professional contest game notes, and various
Southwest Conference Basketball