Chris Pendleton
Chris Pendleton
Title: Sports Information Director
Phone: 540-261-8441
Phone: 540-460-5553 (m)
Email: chris.pendleton@svu.edu

Chris Pendleton has been the sports information director atSouthern Virginia since 2011.

Prior to his current position, Pendleton served as a sportsinformation assistant at Southern Virginia, as well as an assistantmen's basketball coach helping the program to its best record(24-8) and first USCAA national championship in 2010-11.

Pendleton was a philosophy major and politics minor at SouthernVirginia University and earned USCAA All-American, USCAA AcademicAll-American and VaSID All-State Second Team honors as a member ofthe men's basketball team. He was also the university's first ESPNAcademic All-American. 

After graduating as Southern Virginia's valedictorian inMay 2008, Pendleton completed an internship at The White House inThe Office of Presidential Speechwriting where he performedannotation, editing, fact-checking and research for majorPresidential speeches and remarks.

Pendleton is currently pursuing a master's in communication fromThe Johns Hopkins University with an emphasis in Public and MediaRelations.

He and his wife Tiffane live in Buena Vista with their puppy,Franklin.