Maryjane Gardner is in her ninth year as a member of the Florida State sports information staff. Starting as a student assistant, she spent one year as a graduate assistant, two years as Program Assistant and the past two years as the Program Associate. Sshe was promoted to Assistant Sports Information Director in 2014. Gardner handles all of the purchasing, traveling and human resources for the sports information office while working with 15-20 student volunteers. She also assists with the game day operations of football.
Gardner is the SID for the men’s tennis team (fifth season) and men’s golf team (second season). She served as the media coordinator for the 2013 NCAA Men’s Golf Tallahassee Region. For the First and Second Round of the 2012 and 2010 Women’s Basketball NCAA Tournament hosted by Florida State University, Gardner served as the Assistant Media Coordinator and Media Workroom Coordinator. At the 2009-2013 Seminole Intercollegiate Golf Tournament she oversaw all media and statistical operations. As a graduate assistant in 2006-07, she was the primary contact for the women’s tennis team. Her women’s tennis media guide that season was awarded fifth best in the nation by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
The Milton, Fla. native graduated from Florida State University with a degree in English-Literature in the summer of 2006 and a masters degree in Sport Management in the summer of 2012. Gardner has been a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) since 2006 and a member of NACWAA (National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators) and AWSM (Association for Women in Sports Media).