Michael Sanders is entering his second year as the Director of Social and Digital Media after spending two seasons as a student assistant in the Media Relations Office.
He serves as the primary contact for women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s swimming, wrestling, men’s and women’s track & field, and softball and is responsible for Limestone Athletics social media and digital media content.
Sanders started his career in the media relations department as a public address announcer for soccer and swimming, as well as providing live statistics and results for all Limestone swim meets. He then expanded his responsibilities to providing the voice of in-game promotions at Saints basketball games.
A two year member of the Limestone swim team, Sanders was a four-time All Bluegrass Mountain Conference honoree as well as breaking the team record in the 1000-yard freestyle during his sophomore campaign.
Prior to coming to Limestone, Sanders was an assistant, and later a head coach, for the Hedingham Sharks swim team. While with the Sharks he coached multiple city league champions and helped to move the team up two divisions within the league. He was also an assistant coach for the New Wave Swim Team in Raleigh, N.C. for 3 years. During his tenure with the Wave, Sanders was in charge of teaching technique to swimmers of all ages as well as coordinating the programming for their annual spring clinic.
Sanders graduated from Limestone College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Liberal Studies in 2015. He holds current certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid/CPR/AED and is a Certified Lifeguard Instructor. In addition to his sports information duties, Sanders also assists in running the campus pool and is a Certified Pool Operator.