|Position:||Associate Director of Varsity Athletics Communications|
Pat Salvas begins his seventh year at Dartmouth in 2017-18. A native of Amherst, New Hampshire, Salvas returned to his home state after spending a year in Orlando working at the University of Central Florida in 2010-11.
After four years as the Assistant Director of Varsity Athletics Communications, Salvas was elevated to the Associate Director in August of 2015.
Since returning to the Granite State, Salvas has worked with Dartmouth's men's hockey, men's and women's lacrosse and field hockey teams, the track & field/cross country programs, the equestrian team and the women's rugby team. He has been responsible for the design, layout, graphical work and editing of all publications to come out of the department in his time.
Prior to his stint in Orlando, Salvas spent three years working in the Quinnipiac sports information department. While at QU, Salvas served as the primary media contact for more than a dozen sports as well as the secondary contact for the nationally ranked men's hockey team.
During his undergraduate time, Salvas also worked with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL) in the media relations department.
Salvas has served as the official scorer and league SID representive at both the 2015 and 2016 ECAC Hockey Champioinship weekends in Lake Placid. Additionally, he has served in similar roles at the 2015, 2016 and 2017 NCAA Frozen Fours in Boston, Tampa and Chicago.
Salvas was the driving force behind bringing the Stanley Cup to Dartmouth in the summer of 2016 after Ben Lovejoy ’06 won it as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Nearly 3,000 fans attended the free event at Thompson Arena on August 1, while one of the largest media contingents in department history were also on hand for a press conference and media availability prior to the four-hour autograph and photo session on the concourse.
He and his wife Candice welcomed their son, Blake, in November, and the trio currently reside in Lebanon with their chocolate lab, Ellie.