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Jordan Stepp
Jordan  Stepp
Assistant Athletic Director, Athletic Communications

Jordan Stepp is in his third year as an assistant athletic director of communications at North Texas. Stepp is the day-to-day contact for Mean Green football, as well as both the men's and women's golf programs.

Before arriving in Denton, Stepp spent the previous three years at Cal in Berkeley, California, from 2013-16. During his time at Cal, Stepp was the primary contact for baseball, men's soccer, men's gymnastics and also spent two seasons with the track and field program; while also assisting with football and men's and women's basketball in a variety of capacities. He oversaw media operations of the 2015 women's NCAA basketball championships, as well as the 2013 and 2014 NCAA men's soccer championships in Berkeley.

Stepp spent the 2012 and 2013 seasons working as the PR and Media Relations Manager for the Arena Football League's San Jose SaberCats, acting as the primary football and organizational communications contact. In addition to media relations and public relations duties, he managed the team's social media avenues, as well the back end of the team's website. Stepp was also the point person for any crisis-management for the organization.

The Illinois native began his professional career as the Communications and Web Content Coordinator for the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer, serving as the organization's secondary media relations contact and web content producer from 2009-2011. In addition to that role, he also had a key hand in the organization's community outreach program and several of its initiatives. Stepp was part of the communications team that constructed a successful promotion plan for now-U.S. men's national team member Chris Wondolowski during his breakout 2010 season, where he won the league's Golden Boot award as the top goal-scorer; leading the Earthquakes to the Eastern Conference Final.

Stepp graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor's degree in broadcast and electronic communications arts, with an emphasis in sports broadcasting. While at San Francisco State, Stepp spent time as a sports desk intern at KRON 4 in San Francisco, and began his career in media relations as an intern with the Earthquakes.

He and his wife Samantha have both a son and a daughter and they reside in Argyle.