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Randy Brochu
Randy Brochu
Title: Student-Athlete Support Services Coordinator
Phone: 396-8357
Year: 3rd Season

Randy Brochu begins his first season as Student-Athlete SupportServices Coordinator and third season as the full-timeemployee of the Sacred Heart Athletic Department.  He spenthis first two years as Assistant Director of AthleticCommunications after two seasons as a radio play-by-playbroadcaster for Pioneer athletics.  He will continue to serveas lead play-by-play broadcaster for Sacred Heart hockeyand baseball, fill in as basketball and football play-by-play,and serve as public address announcer for numerous SHU athletichome contests. 

Brochu works with all student athletes, but particularly withfreshmen, sophomores, and transfers, in assisting them inmaking the best possible choices in academics, athletics, personneland career development, and community service.  He serves as aliason to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, the CounselingCenter for student-athlete support, and assists the Director ofStudent-Athlete Support Services in numerous projects andinitiatives to enhance the quality of the universityexperience.    

Prior to his time at Sacred Heart, Brochu worked for two seasonsas the play-by-play voice and Director of Broadcasting and MediaRelations for the Yakima Bears, a minor-league affiliate of theArizona Diamondbacks.  Locally, he also has called QuinnipiacUniversity hockey and basketball from 2004-2007 and NorwichNavigators baseball in 2004.  He also worked as a reporter forthe New Britain Rock Cats Pre-Game Show in 2006 and as a sportsproducer for WVIT-30 in Hartford.

Brochu also worked for six years in the New Britain PublicSchools as a Dean of Students, Behavioral Support Specialist, TVProduction teacher, and a paraprofessional in the athleticdepartment.  He has coached JC Courant Baseball and FallJunior Legion Baseball for nine years in New Britain, where hewas born and currently still resides.

Brochu is a 2003 graduate of Boston University, where he earneda Bachelors in Journalism.