Dave Musil began his first year at Goucher College on January 14, 2019 as the Director of Athletic Communications. Musil comes to Goucher College with 16 years of athletic communications experience that includes time at NCAA Division I, Division III and NJCAA (Junior College).
Prior to coming to Goucher, Musil spent 23 months at Prince George’s Community College as the Sports Information Specialist. He added game previews, game recaps, features and videos to the website while also producing game programs and statistics at all home games. Prince George’s athletics celebrated its 50th Anniversary and Musil was at the forefront of the celebration, including planning two alumni events, a Prince George’s version of the Emmy-award winning CBS television show Amazing Race and the inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame. He also helped coordinate media requests with the local media and assisted with the Region XX Division III Baseball Championships, and the Maryland JUCO Tournament for both men’s and women’s basketball.
In the 2018-19 academic year, he planned and executed a pep rally, a Halloween Costume Contest on social media through Twitter and Facebook, and a Toy Drive with donations going to the Prince George’s County Toys For Tots program.
Musil spent three years at Saint Peter’s University, an NCAA Division I program located in Jersey City, N.J., as the Associate Director of Athletics for Athletic Communications. Musil added game previews for every sport, video biographies for student-athletes and coaches and upgraded the streaming equipment with graphics through the company Pack Network. In addition, he created video content used for halftime on ESPN 3 broadcasts and video content for the Saint Peter’s website. He assisted with coverage of men’s basketball player Desi Washington, who hit four game-winning 3-point shots at the end of a game during the 2014-15 season that garnered national attention on ESPN as a Top Play of the Day, Sports Center and Yahoo Sports since three of those shots came against the same team.
He was also the chairperson for the Saint Peter’s Athletics Hall of Fame, William Murray All Sports Golf Outing and the Student-Athlete Awards banquet. Musil assisted with gaining the largest attendance in recent history in his last Hall of Fame class and also helped get legendary high school basketball coach Bob Hurley and the 1962 NIT Final Four team that beat Duke University inducted. He also added promotions on social media along with timeout and halftime promotions at basketball games. Musil was also in charge of renewing several sponsorships and adding one sponsorship for athletics. He also assisted with facilities for the last two years and was responsible for the entire work study program during that time.
Prior to Saint Peter’s, Musil spent nine years at Mount St. Mary’s, an NCAA Division I program located in Emmitsburg, Md. During his time at the Mount, he assisted with the 30th Anniversary of Women’s Basketball and the 40th Anniversary of Women In Sports at Mount St. Mary’s along with several Northeast Conference Championships and NCAA Play-in Games for women’s lacrosse. He helped gain exposure in Lacrosse Magazine and the Baltimore Sun along with the local media.
Musil was at the Mount when the social media craze started and created the Mount’s Twitter account for athletics and helped start the streaming process of games with the company Pack Network. Musil also created original video content including versions of the Family Feud, Minute To Win It and the Dating Game along with original commercials like a take on an old American Express Card commercial.
Musil got his start in athletic communications with a two-year stint at Gettysburg College, an NCAA Division III school in Gettysburg, Pa. He worked with men’s and women’s soccer, cross country/track and field, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s swimming and baseball. He also assisted with several Centennial Conference and NCAA Championships along with the Orange and Blue Golf Outing and the Athletics Hall of Fame.
Musil has seven years of experience with Presto Sports, the website provider of Goucher College. He has orchestrated redesigns of the athletic website at Mount St. Mary’s, Saint Peter’s and Prince George’s since starting to work with the website provider.
A 2001 graduate of Bridgewater College of Virginia, Musil has worked four NCAA Division III football games as the stat inputter during the 2001 and 2002 season, including the three Eagles games that led up to the Stagg Bowl.
A native of Union Bridge, Md., Musil has also served as an official scorer and game day inputter for the Frederick Keys, a Single-A Advanced minor league baseball team with the Baltimore Orioles.
Musil and his wife, Cathleen, are proud parents of a five-year old daughter named Annabelle.