CJ Siewert ’11

Alumni and Staff

Sports Information Director in Marketing and Communication

CJ Siewert, a 2011 Gustavus graduate, is in his seventh year as the Sports Information Director for the 2021-22 academic year after joining the Gustavus administration in August of 2015.

As the Sports Information Director at Gustavus, Siewert is responsible for all content on the athletics website, including the GustieAthletics social media accounts. He and his staff record and distribute official statistics at all home events, and produce the live streams for online viewers. Siewert also handles all media requests and serves as the liaison for coaches and student-athletes. He is member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and serves on the Academic All-America committee. 

Siewert was introduced to sports information through an internship his junior year at Gustavus and continued to work in the office as a student employee through graduation. During his time as a student, Siewert was also a website content intern for the Minnesota Vikings from 2010-11. After graduating in the spring of 2011, Siewert remained at the College and worked as the assistant SID for the 2011-12 academic year. In 2012, he served as the graduate assistant SID at Concordia University, St. Paul. Siewert was briefly the editor of the Lafayette Nicollet Ledger in 2013 before moving on to work as a reporter for the Le Sueur News-Herald and St. Peter Herald from 2013-14. From 2014-15, Siewert worked as a photographer and graphic installer for SPX Sports in Mankato. 

During the summer months, Siewert operates the website for the St. Peter amateur baseball club.

CJ, a St. Peter, Minn. native, lives in rural Kasota with his wife Kayla (Buggert) ’11 and their sons, Theo and Max. They also have a black lab named Marley.

 

Education

Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A. 2011