Bryan Moore was named Director of Athletics at Eureka College on Nov. 1, 2018. Moore, who led the department on an interim basis beginning July 1, 2018, had previously directed the department's communications efforts for nearly eight years.
Moore arrived 'Neath the Elms as Sports Information Director in 2009, serving as the Athletic Department's primary contact for national, regional and local media. His contributions helped usher the Red Devils into the digital era, including the launch of EurekaRedDevils.com in 2012, as well as the implementation of live online video broadcasts and live online statistics. Moore has also played a pivotal role in the founding and cultivation of the department's robust social media presence.
From 2016 through 2018, Moore served the College in an expanded role as Director of Media Relations. He has coordinated campus-wide communications initiatives in conjunction with the College's marketing department and was the project coordinator for the major re-launch of Eureka.edu in February 2017.
He began his athletics communication career as an intern with the Peoria Chiefs, the then-Class A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, in 2005. Additionally, Moore was the primary media contact for half of Bradley University's NCAA Division I athletics programs during a two-year internship with the Braves in Peoria, Ill. from 2007 through 2009.
Moore graduated from Western Illinois University in Macomb with a bachelor's degree in broadcasting in 2006. He regularly traveled with the Leathernecks' football program and worked closely with the institution's athletics media services staff as a student television broadcaster in football, men's basketball and women's basketball.
A native of East Peoria and a lifelong resident of Central Illinois, Moore married the former Laura Willman in 2012. They reside in East Peoria with their 3-year-old son Bennett and newborn son Charlie.