Nate Saverino

Nate Saverino serves as the Assistant Director of Athletics for External Affairs.

Saverino, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management (2008) and a Master of Arts in Higher Education (2010) from Southeast, is responsible for all athletic marketing, promotions and ticket sale strategies. He oversees the design and production of Southeast’s printed materials, such as posters, schedule cards and camp brochures. His other duties include securing corporate sponsorships, creating content for the Houck Stadium video scoreboard, producing public address scripts for home events, assisting the Redhawks Club in event planning and promoting, assisting with the Redhawks’ social media outreach efforts and overseeing the university’s athletic trademark licensing program. He also supervises Southeast’s sports marketing student internship program.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, Saverino worked as an Athletics Marketing Assistant at the University of Tulsa. Before that, he spent two years as Southeast’s Marketing Graduate Assistant.

During his undergrad at Southeast, Saverino also served a term as a communications intern for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. He also worked as a student assistant in Southeast’s sports information office.

Saverino resides in Cape Girardeau with his wife, Dana.

Southeast Athletics

Southeast Missouri and McDonald's are teaming up for the #BigMacSack this upcoming 2017 football season.

If the Southeast defense records a quarterback sack, the Big Mac sandwich will be buy one, get one free the day after the game. This includes all home and away contests. Participating locations include Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Sikeston, Miner and Benton.

Southeast Athletics

Southeast Athletics has been recognized with several team and individual recognitions for outstanding academic performance of its student-athletes.

Southeast Missouri's women's cross country and women's soccer teams were the winners of the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Award for their respective sports, presented annually in each Conference-sponsored sport to the team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade point average or higher.

Southeast Athletics

A pair Southeast Missouri State soccer student-athletes are national champions. Senior goalkeeper Kendra Lierz and junior forward Lauren Kaempfe helped lead the Belleville, Illinois-based Fire and Ice Soccer Club to the Women’s Premier Soccer League Championship two weeks ago in San Diego.

The non-professional WPSL is the longest currently-running women’s league in the country and features more than 100 teams nationwide.

Fire & Ice capped off its perfect 12-0 season with a 2-1 victory over Gulf Coast Texans in the championship match.

Southeast Athletics

Southeast Missouri football strength and conditioning coach Ryan Napoli clearly knows what it takes to win.

Napoli joined the Redhawks staff in January after working as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at North Dakota State. During his time there, Napoli assisted the Bison football team during all five of its Division I FCS National Championship seasons.

The Alliance of Women's Coaches, in partnership with the Ohio Valley Conference, will host a regional one-day workshop next Tuesday, August 1, in Nashville, Tennessee, and the workshop will feature a distinct Redhawk flair. Among the presenters will be Southeast Missouri's Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator Cindy Gannon and Head Women's Basketball Coach Rekha Patterson.

Pages