Jim McGrath
Jim McGrath

McGrath has served as Butler’s Sports Information Director for more than three decades. Since joining the Bulldogs in 1981, he has handled media relations for more than 3,000 Butler athletic events. He has served as host SID for four men’s and one women’s NCAA Final Four and for regional rounds of nine additional NCAA Tournaments. The former Augustana (Ill.) College SID was a press officer for the U. S. Olympic Committee at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, the 1987 Pan American Games in Indianapolis and for three national Olympic Festivals, and he’s worked in press operations at amateur national championships in boxing, swimming and track and field. He was inducted into the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Hall of Fame in the summer of 2013, and he currently serves on the NCAA Final Four Media Coordination staff and on the NCAA Championships Advisory Committee.