Nick Fortini enters his second year as the Assistant Athletic Director and his fifth year as Sports Information Director.
Fortini oversees all aspects of internal and external communications for the 11 intercollegiate sports programs in the San Diego Christian Athletic Department. He coordinates and maintains all operations of the Hawks official website, www.sdcchawks.com, and all social media networks.
Fortini is responsible for coordinating game management for all home events, maintaining statistics for all sports, producing and distributing media releases and supervise, train, and schedule student workers for proper game-day functions. He also is responsible with travel for all 11 teams and negotiates venue contracts.
Fortini joined SDC after working as a sports correspondent for The Herald Bulletin newspaper in Anderson, Ind. During his time at The Herald Bulletin, Fortini wrote game recaps for numerous high school sports.
In Jan. 2013, Fortini was named the Sports Information Intern and was the lead statistician for baseball and men’s and women’s basketball.
In the summer of 2013, Fortini was hired on as the SID.
Fortini is an active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and the NAIA-SIDA. He volunteered at the NCAA 2014 Men's Basketball Second and Third Rounds hosted by San Diego State as a game note contributor.
He graduated from Ball State University (Ind.) with a B.S. in Journalism.
Fortini resides in Santee, Calif. with wife Kristen and son Franklin.