David Pape, Sports Information Director
Sports Information Director
West Gymnasium 204
David Pape, former manager of publications and assistant to the director of public relations for the Arizona Diamondbacks, moved into the role of Carleton's sports information director on July 30, 2007.
Pape is responsible for all aspects of Carleton's athletic media relations and sports information operations. He maintains Knights Online, Carleton's official varsity athletics website, works with local, regional and national media in generating coverage of Knights, and generates all publications related to the athletic department, including game programs, recruiting brochures and media notes.
Pape spent nine-plus years with Major League Baseball’s Diamondbacks, working in their public relations and publications departments. For his last nine months with the organization, he served as manager of publications for the club, helping them redesign their monthly magazine and game programs, along with numerous other responsibilities. Previous to that move, he worked as assistant to the director of public relations for the club for eight years, working all angles of media and public relations within the organization. Before joining the parent club, Pape worked for the Diamondbacks’ minor-league club, the High Desert Mavericks, leading up to the big league club's 1998 debut.
A 1997 graduate of Luther College (Iowa), Pape worked in the sports information office there for three years, was the sports editor of the school newspaper, and supervised athletic event student workers.
He and his wife, Bonnie, and their daughters, Hannah and Abby, reside in Dundas.