Ralph Zobell
Director of Media Relations - Baseball
(801) 422-9769
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Athletic Web Page and Game Program Coordinator for Brigham Young University, beginning September, 1998. Continued work as sports information director for baseball.


Graduate Degree: Master of Arts, Mass Communications (BYU, August 1984) Thesis: "A History of Sports Publicity at Utah Universities"
College Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BYU, August 1978)
Undergraduate Major: Newspaper Journalism
Undergraduate Minor: Asian Studies
College: University of Wyoming (1971-72), Brigham Young University (1976-84)
High School: East High School (1971), Cheyenne, Wyoming

Years at BYU


Prior to BYU

Sports Information Director for Brigham Young University. I was promoted in my role in 1990. Associate Sports Information Director for Brigham Young University. I was a student intern for 1976, then assumed the full-time job of assistant sports information director in August 1977. Was promoted to associate director in 1979.

Career Highlights

Recipient of the CoSida Lifetime Achievement Award (2018) and the 42nd annual Wilbur Snypp Award (2016) for contributions to college baseball presented by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Inducted to Cheyenne East High School Hall of Fame, 2004. 1999 Elmore (Scoop) Hudgens Sports Information Director Award by All-American Football Foundation. Indonesian language teacher for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Language Training Mission, spring of 1976. Sportswriter for the Laramie Daily Boomerang, 1971-72. Sports Editor and sportswriter for the University of Wyoming Branding Iron (student newspaper), 1971-72.


Cheyenne, Wyoming


Wife, Janet, one daughter and three sons.

BYU Hall of Fame