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Chris Whitehead is in his first year at Navy, where he serves as an Assistant Sports Information Director. He is the primary media contact for sprint football, water polo, women's lacrosse, men's track & field, and women's track & field.

Prior to Navy, Whitehead spent nearly three years at Southern Miss as an assistant director of media relations. In addition, he worked at the University of North Florida (2009-13), where he was promoted to publications coordinator in 2011.

Whitehead served as a graduate assistant at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from 2005 to 2009 after interning with Georgia Tech (2003-05). He worked for a year as an intern for the Greensboro Bats Minor League Baseball Team (2003) in Greensboro, N.C. and operated as a student assistant in the sports information department for four years while at Georgia Tech (1999-02).

Whitehead received his undergraduate degree in management in 2002 from Georgia Tech and attended graduate school at Louisiana-Lafayette majoring in public relations. He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America (NCBWA), and a former member of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA). In addition, he is a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. Whitehead is married to Ginny Puddister and the couple resides in Baltimore.

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