Colorado Mesa University’s Sports Information Director David Jahnke was named the 2017-18 J.W. Campbell/Con Marshall SID of the Year.
Jahnke was voted first out of the RMAC’s 15 SID’s. He has been with the Mavericks full time since the 2011-12 school year, and is the media’s primary contact for 10 of the school’s sports.
Jahnke has been the host SID for six RMAC Baseball Tournament under his tenure, and is a member of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and the Colorado Mesa Hall of Honor Committee (2013-present).
The award is named after two long-time RMAC Hall of Fame Sports Information Directors. J.W. Campbell was the SID at Western State Colorado University, who was post-humously inducted into the RMAC Hall of Fame in 2007. Con Marshall spent 36 years as an SID at Chadron State College.
CSU-Pueblo’s Dax Larson and Tim Flynn (Colorado School of Mines) came in second and third in this year’s SID vote, respectively.