Austin Rustand
Communications Specialist (Women's Basketball, Golf)
(801) 422-8948
SAB 331


Serves as the primary sports information contact for BYU women's basketball as well as men's and women's golf, overseeing interview and information requests, public relations and social media collaboration.

Years at BYU

  • Communications Director — Women's Basketball (2023-Present)
  • Communications Director — Men's and Women's Golf (2021-Present)
  • Assistant Communications Director — Men's Basketball (2022-2023)


  • B.A. in Communications — Public Relations, BYU (2023)

Prior to BYU Athletics

  • Sports Information Director — BYU Women's Lacrosse (2021)
  • BYUTV Sports Media Production Specialist (2020-21)
  • Assistant Equipment Manager - BYU Men's and Women's Basketball (2019-20)          


  • Hometown: Tucson, AZ
  • Holds a +1.6 USGA Handicap
  • Shot a career low 9-under 63 to qualify for the 124th Utah State Amateur Championship where he made match play
  • Served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Virginia Richmond Mission from 2017-19
  • Attended Jimmer Fredette's 49 point game against the University of Arizona in 2009
BYU Hall of Fame