Emily Biddle joined the Erie Sports Commission staff as the organization's first Communications Manager in July 2014, after previously serving as an administrative volunteer to the organization. Biddle is responsible for all marketing, PR, and communications-related efforts of the ESC, in addition to heading up the organization's volunteer and internship programs.
Biddle has worked in a variety of communications-based roles. Most recently, she served as the Membership Coordinator of the Oil City Area YMCA where she was the first point of contact for more than 2,000 members at the facility. She also served as the Assistant Swim Team Coach at the Oil City YMCA, where she began her own athletic career in the pool. Prior to that, she worked in the Institutional Advancement department of The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh. There she helped plan and execute events for high-profile donors in the Pittsburgh region, and promote the organization as a leader in providing care for youth with special needs.
She has a Master of Science degree in Sports Leadership from Duquesne University and a Bachelor of the Arts degree in English Writing and Communications from the University of Pittsburgh. She got her start as a sports professional while at Pitt, where she worked as a sports writer for The Pitt News. She also recently worked as an assistant coach for the Eastside YMCA Swim Team and currently serves as Treasurer for Kuhl Hose Volunteer Fire Department in Greene Township, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Erie Metropolitan Chapter of the PA Sports Hall of Fame.
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