Chris Wells

Chris Wells is in his 15th year at Lindsey Wilson College, currently serving as the assistant athletic director and sports information director while also directing the Mid-South Conference's communication efforts as the league's sports information director.

Wells joined the Blue Raider staff in 2001 after spending two years as an assistant in the college's public relations department.

Wells attended Western Kentucky University and Lindsey Wilson College, earning his bachelor's degree in journalism from Lindsey Wilson in 2001.

During his tenure at Lindsey Wilson, Wells has led the communication efforts for four men's soccer NAIA National Championships (2001, 2005, 2009 and 2011) and four women's soccer national championships (2004, 2006, 2012 and 2014).

Wells also helped usher in three new athletic programs, leading the promotion and media requests of football, men's and women's swimming and wrestling in 2009.

He was recently named the 2015 Clarence "Ike" Pearson recipient by the NAIA Sports Information Directors Association (NAIA-SIDA). The lifetime achievement award is presented annually to those that make outstanding contributions to the profession.

Along with his responsibilities in sports information, Wells also acts as the "voice of Blue Raider athletics" providing radio, television and web casts play-by-play for football, basketball and a number of the college's Olympic sports.

Wells has earned numerous awards from his peers in sports information, winning the MSC's Sports Information Director of the Year honor eight times (2003, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015).

As the conference's sports information director, Wells oversees the communication efforts for each of the league's conference championship events, including running the press-row operation for the MSC Basketball Championships regularly held at the Frankfort Convention Center.

Before stepping down from the position in 2010, Wells spent six seasons as the head women's golf coach at Lindsey Wilson. Wells led the Blue Raiders to six straight NAIA National Tournament berths, including a program-best runner-up finish in 2007. The team also won six straight MSC regular-season and tournament championships under Wells.

A native of Burkesville, Ky., Wells is married to the former Amy Thompson and has one daughter, Reilly and one son, Greyson. Wells and his family reside in Columbia.