Christopher Lakos oversees the publicity for the nationally-ranked baseball and women's tennis teams plus assists with media relations for the highly successful football program. He serves as the managing editor for the award-winning football game day program.
Lakos has accompanied the Bulldogs to 16 bowl games, four trips to the College World Series (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008 Finals) and been a part of the host SID staff for 14 NCAA Championships in five sports. Lakos was named associate sports communications director in July 2000, after serving five years as senior assistant and three years as an assistant. He volunteered as a color analyst on Bulldog baseball road games for The REF-960 AM from 2000-2008.
His professional experience also includes managing a 68-member staff during the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta. He served as the Venue Press Chief for Baseball at Fulton County Stadium, and his staff assisted in the opening and closing ceremonies. A native of Sanford, N.C., he earned a journalism degree from UGA in 1990. He completed 30 hours of post-graduate work during a two-year stint at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette before returning to UGA.
Lakos is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), and he serves on the Convention Program Committee. Also, he is on the Peach of an Athlete Selection Committee that is part of the Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.
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