Brian Ormiston serves as an associate director in the UCF Athletics Communications office and first came to Orlando in the fall of 2006. He works primarily with the football and women's tennis programs after spending time with baseball and women's soccer.
Ormiston also served as head editor of UCF's monthly subscription magazine, Knights Insider, before moving over to the football program.
Along with his duties with the Black and Gold, Ormiston volunteers his time with Florida Citrus Sports to work on the statistics crew for the Capital One Bowl and the Champs Sports Bowl. He also helps on stats for the Under Armour All-American Football Game and the FHSAA football finals at the Citrus Bowl each season.
Ormiston ventured to Orlando after spending one year at Niagara University and as the media relations representative for men's hockey, baseball and women's soccer.
A 2004 graduate of Michigan State University in 3.5 years, Ormiston started his career as a student in the MSU sports information office. A native of Temperance, Mich., he was the primary media contact for the men's tennis and softball teams with the Spartans. He also spent time on the football stats crew and worked at every home hockey and men's basketball game.
Ormiston has worked several important collegiate events during his career, including MSU's trip to the 2005 NCAA Women's Final Four, the opening of UCF's Bright House Networks Stadium and numerous bowl games. He also assisted at the 2001 Cold War (outdoor hockey between MSU-UM) and the 2003 Basketbowl (MSU-Kentucky hoops) which both set world records for attendance.