Foster served as president of the National Association of Basketball
Coaches and has served as a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of
Fame Board of Trustees for more than 15 years and is currently serves as
first vice-president. He is also a member of the Elizabethtown College,
Pennsylvania and Rutgers University Sports Hall of Fames. Foster, who
has served as a college basketball analyst for CBS and ESPN, has coached
12 players who have continued their careers in the National Basketball
Association and 40 others who have competed professionally in Europe
In the summer of 1992, Foster was head coach of a Big Ten squad that
traveled in Europe and compiled a 6-1 record against teams from England,
Belgium and the Netherlands. He also coached teams in the 1986 U.S.
Olympic Festival in Houston and the 1991 Japan/Aloha Classic. A noted
clinician, Foster has made speaking appearances in many foreign countries, including Greece, Finland, Belgium, The Netherlands, China, Japan,
Costa Rica, Iceland, Switzerland and the Philippines.
Foster compiled a career record of 467-409 in 33 seasons as a head
coach at Bloomsburg (Pa.) State, Rutgers, Utah, Duke, South Carolina and
Northwestern. Most recently, he served as Interim Director of Athletics
and Recreation at Northwestern after a six-year stint as head coach of the
A native of Norwood, Pa., Foster served from 1951 -52 in the U.S. Air
Force, graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1954 and earned a
master's degree from Temple University in 1957. He coached for six years
at Chichester and Abington high schools before taking the head position
at Bloomsburg State College.
Foster and his wife, Shirley, have four daughters - Vicki, Debra, Julie
Kyle Kallander is in his third year at the Southwest Conference office as Assistant Commissioner
after serving as director of advertising and promotions for the University of Washington from 1989-
Kallander's duties at the SWC include football
affairs, including game administration and television, compliance programs, championship administration and special events such as the annual
GTE/SWC Football Kickoff Luncheon and the SWC Spring Meetings.
The native of Mercer Island, Wash., and holder of both an undergraduate and master's degree from the Univ. of Washington, coordinated
advertising and promotion for 23 men's and women's sports for the
Huskies for three years.
He has worked for over a decade in a variety of athletic endeavors
which have had regional and national impacts. Kallander began his career
as a public relations assistant for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks and later
became director of marketing for Sportslnk. The latter organization
handled various college game programs and the souvenir edition for the
1984 U.S. Women's Olympic Marathon Trials.
From 1983-85 he also served as sports coordinator for Uniprint
Printing Co. in Seattle and was responsible for all phases of publication for
five college and professional organizations' game programs, media guides
and special supplements.
In 1985 the Washington resident began a seven-year association with
the Univ. of Washington, first as assistant to the athletic director. His
tenure has included such diverse duties as handling UW football team
travel, director of compliance, selling Husky promotional packages to
regional and national sponsors and serving as a liaison to university
flagship radio and television stations for broadcast sponsorships and
Kyle and his wife, Lisa, have two sons - Stefan and Tristan.
Director of Media Relations
Bo Carter is in his ninth 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 and baseball.
Carter joined the SWC office in August, 1985
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 past 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 the Football Writers Association of America
(FWAA). Carter has served on the CoSIDA Publications Committee and
Gambling Awareness Committee, as well as the NCAA Communications
Committee. In 1993, Carter was awarded the Wilbur Snipp Award by the
NCBWA for outstanding service.
The Sheffield, Ala. native worked with some of college baseball's
best teams while in the SWC and at Mississippi State while making seven
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.
A #g& I Brad Clements
/v s| I Assistant Director of Media Relations
W Brad Clements is in his third year with the
Southwest Conference as Assistant Director of
Media Relations. Clements'primary duties include
football, women's volleyball, swimming, tennis
and coordinating the annual football press tour.
Clements also assists with day-to-day basketball media operations as well as assisting with the
media operations for the Mobil Cotton Bowl and the Dr Pepper SWC
Classic. He also assisted in media operations for the 1993 Disneyland
Pigskin Classic in Anaheim, Calif. Clements served as Assistant Media
Coordinator for the 1994 NCAA Midwest Regional.
Prior to the SWC office, Clements served as a student assistant in the
sports information office at Texas A&M University. While at A&M, he
assisted in all operations of the Aggies' SID office with primary responsibilities involving men's golf.
Clements is a 1991 graduate of Texas A&M University with a
bachelor's degree in kinesiology.
r|^^ Jennifer Little
^^ftk , Media Relations Assistant
^Vra Jennifer Little enters her first year on the South-
|lpj west Conference staff as a Media Relations Assis-
/0\A tant. Little's primary duties will revolve around the
IgO publicity and media relations for women's basket-
jHpj ball, cross country and golf.
JlH Little will serve as media coordinator tor the
women's portion of the Dr Pepper SWC Classic and
the annual SWC Basketball Media Day.
A 1994 graduate of the University of Texas, Little served as a student
assistant in the Longhorn sports information office. While at Texas, Little
served as Assistant Media Relations Director for the prestigious Texas
Southwest Conference Basketball