The Vol Network
For more than 50 years, the Vol Network has served as the main communications link between the University of Tennessee and its fans. As the broadcast rights holder to University of Tennessee athletics, IMG College/Vol Network manages UT radio and television programming, game day publications, on-line services, venue signage and various other marketing and promotional activities related to Big Orange athletics.
The Vol Network is the exclusive producer and marketer of University of Tennessee sports programming. The network coordinates and distributes football, men's basketball, women's basketball and baseball radio broadcasts, a weekly coaches call-in show and weekly television coaches shows for football, men's and women's basketball.
Additional television projects include preseason television specials for football, men's basketball, and women's basketball, as well as oversight of Vol Network home video products. The Vol Network, in conjunction with the University of Tennessee, supervises the marketing of the UT athletic department's official web site, UTsports.com. Tennessee's official game day publications for football and men's and women's basketball are also published and distributed by the Vol Network. Additionally, Tennessee's official game day publications for football, men's basketball, and women's basketball are published and distributed by the Vol Network.
The Vol Network is a division of IMG College, a subsidiary of William Morris Endeavor. IMG College is a nationally recognized sports marketing corporation with more than 500 employees. IMG College manages marketing rights to nearly 90 universities and conferences. IMG also administers the NCAA Corporate Partner Program and has high school and event management divisions.
The Vol Network staff consists of:
Steve Early / General Manager
Glenn Thackston / Associate General Manager
Brandon Parks / Senior Account Executive
Mikia Scott / Partner Services Coordinator
Heath Trentham / Partner Services Coordinator
Ben Bates / Account Executive
Mike Steiner / Account Executive
Shelby Wright / Account Executive
Emily Wakefield / Account Executive