Cory Blackson is in his 12th year in the athletic department at Thomas More University and serves as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Communication. He is in is 12th year overseeing the athletic communication office and fifth year serving as the senior athletic compliance officer.
In his 11 years at Thomas More, Blackson has expanded the reach of the Saints by moving into social media with Twitter and Facebook and added video webcasts and live in-game statistics of Thomas More athletic events. In 2012 he spearheaded the total redesign of Thomas More's athletic website with PrestoSports and moved the site to .com status and in 2015 and 2018 he again worked with PrestoSports to redesign the website.
Blackson, who graduated from Capital University in 2002 and earned his MBA from Thomas More in 2017, was the assistant sports information director at Baldwin Wallace University from 2006-2008, where he was the primary contact for men’s and women’s soccer, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, volleyball and softball. Prior to working at Baldwin Wallace, he spent one year as the sports information director of the USA South Athletic Conference in Fayetteville, North Carolina and one year as the assistant sports information director at Capital. As an undergraduate at Capital, Blackson was the student assistant with the men’s basketball team and was the Director of Basketball Operations for the men’s basketball team for two years after graduating.
A member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), Blackson serves on the organization’s Academic All-America committee and is also a member of the National Association for Athletic Compliance (NAAC). He also served as the Head Men's Golf Coach at Thomas More during the 2010-2011 academic year. Blackson served on the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee during the 2010-11 academic year and on the Men's Golf Great Lakes Regional Advisory Committee during the 2013-14 academic year.
Blackson and his wife, Susan, reside in Edgewood, Kentucky with their daughter Emily Alice (7) and son Colin Nicholas (5).