University of Iowa Athletics
Associate Director, Athletic Communications

Matt Weitzel

Matt Weitzel - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics


Matt Weitzel has over two decades of athletic communications experience at the University of Iowa, serving as associate director since 2012 and assistant director the previous 13 years. He oversees communications for men’s basketball, women’s tennis and softball, while also serving as the secondary contact for football.

Weitzel is a member of College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA) and is a member of the United States Basketball Writers Association and the Football Writers Association of America. He graduated from the University of Iowa in December 1997, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication, with an emphasis in business. The native of Mundelein, Illinois, was a student in the sports information office for three years.

He and his wife, Carrie, have a three-year old son, Grey, and one-year old daughter, Owen Rose.