Mike Scholze is in his second year as the Director of Athletic Communications at Ohio after joining the Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics staff in December of 2018.
In his current role, Scholze serves as the primary communications contact for women’s basketball, baseball and volleyball for the Bobcats.
Scholze arrived in Athens after working at Delaware, where he served as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications and was the primary media contact for the Blue Hens’ volleyball, baseball, rowing and swimming & diving programs.
Before Delaware, Scholze spent two years as an Athletic Communications and Public Relations Assistant at the University of Kentucky, where he served as the primary media contact and content creator for the Wildcats’ nationally ranked volleyball, gymnastics and men’s tennis teams. In 2017, Scholze and the Wildcats hosted the first & second rounds as well as the regional finals of the NCAA Volleyball tournament, where UK advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time in school history. That same season, the Scholze coordinated the publicity efforts of the Kentucky Gymnastics team that advanced to the National Championships for the first time in program history.
Scholze got his start in athletic communications at the University of Toledo, where he served as the primary contact for baseball, soccer, track & field and cross country. He also assisted in content creation for the Rockets’ football and men’s basketball teams.
Scholze is a 2014 graduate of Ohio University, earning a sport management degree from Ohio’s College of Business. While an undergraduate at Ohio, Scholze completed internships with the Lake Erie Monsters, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and the Southern Ohio Copperheads.
Scholze is a native of Wooster, Ohio and resides in Athens with his fiancée, Marissa. Fans can follow Scholze on Twitter @MikeScholze.