All interview requests for Coach David Pierce, any Tulane assistant coaches and players MUST be coordinated through the Athletic Communications Office.
Players are available for interviews, either in person or on the phone, or before or after practice depending on their class and meeting schedules.
In order to have time to arrange for player interviews, please provide 24 hours notice to the Athletic Communications Office. Player interviews may be conducted in the atrium of the Wilson Center, inside Greer Field at Turchin Stadium or in the Athletic Communications Office. The Tulane training rooms, locker rooms, weight room and meeting room areas are off-limits to the media. Your cooperation is appreciated.
For telephone interviews, the student-athlete will be provided with the number and will make the call at a mutually-agreed upon time. Phone numbers of student-athletes will NOT be made available to the media. For interviews with head coach David Pierce and/or Tulane assistant coaches, please contact Curtis Akey in the Athletic Communications Office.
In general, Tulane practices, usually held at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, are open to the local media. However, practices may be closed or moved without notice. Please contact the Tulane Athletic Communications Office if you plan on attending practice so that we may alert the coaching staff and confirm the day's practice schedule.
Still photographs and video may be shot at any time during practice by approved agencies. Media are asked to remain in the stands during practice, and are asked not to speak to players or coaches during the workout.
Updated statistics, game recaps, game notes, player and coaches' bios, newspaper articles, as well as historical, broadcast and ticket information, can be found on the Tulane Official Athletics Website at www.TulaneGreenWave.com. Media are encouraged to check the website regularly for the latest Green Wave athletics news.
Requests for video footage of Green Wave baseball should be made to Curtis Akey in the Athletic Communications Office. He will work with TU Video Coordinator Travis Detillier to fill specific requests. Please allow a minimum of three days lead time for video requests.
Members of the media can obtain the latest news, game releases, updated depth charts, rosters and season and single game statistics from Tulane in several ways. All this information and more is regularly updated and posted in a PDF format on the official athletics website, www.tulanegreenwave.com. In addition, information can be sent via e-mail or fax on a daily or weekly basis. Simply contact Curtis Akey at (504) 314-7271 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to request to be added to the baseball e-mail or fax distribution list.
GAME DAY COVERAGE
All requests for media, radio, television, photography, scouting and parking credentials for Tulane baseball or for any individual game, should be made IN WRITING, on company letterhead or via e-mail, (company name in address), to Curtis Akey, and can be emailed (email@example.com) or faxed (504) 865-5379. Requests should be made at least one week prior to the game. In general, individual game credentials will not be mailed but can be picked up in the Athletic Communications Office the week of the game, or at the Media Gate located at the main entrance of Greer Field at Turchin Stadium.
Parking will be available free of charge in the Rosen Lot, located off of South Claiborne Avenue, behind the right field fence of Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. Please include all parking needs with your credential requests.
Any media credentials not picked up during the week at the Wilson Center will be available at the Media Gate located at the main entrance of Greer Field at Turchin Stadium beginning one and a half hours prior to game-time. The Press Will Call gate is located to the left of the main entrance, off of Ben Wiener Drive.
Press Box Services
A press box is located on the fourth floor of Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. Game notes, rosters, programs and other information will be available in the press box prior to games. Post-game statistics will be delivered as soon as possible. Complete post-game box scores will be available immediately following the game.
Phone lines are available in the home and visiting radio booth. Tulane will email/fax stats and other post-game information as requested. See a member of the Athletic Communications Staff, or contact the Athletic Communications Staff during the week, prior to the game, to request post-game faxes.
Visiting Radio/Television Broadcasts
Visiting radio stations will have phone lines available in the visiting radio booth located on the fourth floor. Space will be allocated in the television broadcast booth, also on the fourth floor. Visiting SIDs will designate their official radio stations and Tulane will supply phone lines on a reciprocal basis for that station. Entities which wish to broadcast Tulane home contests should send their request, in writing, to Curtis Akey.
The Tulane locker room is closed following all Tulane contests (home and away). Head Coach David Pierce and requested players will be available outside the locker room or on the field following games.
For Tulane home games, the SID of the visiting school will establish admittance policies to the visiting locker room.
All space for the working press, radio and television for Tulane baseball games is allocated by the Tulane Athletic Communications Office, which reserves the right to deny credentials to any outlet. Freelance and/or non-daily writers may be asked to produce copies of actual publications in which their work has appeared. Seating at press row at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium is limited and are allocated for working media ONLY.
Press credentials will be issued to working press only. Press credentials are non transferable and use by anyone other than members of the working press is unauthorized. Press credentials used in an unauthorized manner will be revoked immediately. News organizations allowing unauthorized individuals to use credentials will have their credentials revoked for the remainder of the year.
A light meal and soft drinks will be provided for working media in the press box on the fourth floor beginning approximately 90 minutes prior to game time.
Getting to Greer Field at Turchin Stadium
From the West (Airport, Metairie, Kenner, Baton Rouge):
Exit Interstate 10 East at the Airline/Tulane/Carrollton exit and follow signs to South Carrollton Avenue. Remain on Carrollton five traffic signals to South Claiborne Avenue and continue past Claiborne to the first u-turn. Make the u-turn and turn right on Claiborne. Remain on Claiborne to Ben Weiner Drive. Parking is available off of South Claiborne Avenue in the Rosen Lot or on Ben Weiner Drive in the Diboll Parking Garage.
From the East (Downtown, French Quarter, Slidell):
Exit Interstate 10 West at US 90/South Claiborne Avenue (which exits left off the interstate). Remain on Claiborne until you reach Ben Weiner Drive. Parking is available in the Rosen Lot, located just past Ben Weiner Drive and behind the right field fence to Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, or in the Diboll Parking Garage located just past the stadium on the right hand side of Ben Weiner Drive.