Jonathon Loughridge is in his second season as Coordinator of Athletic Events and Sports Information at Shawnee State University.
Loughridge joined Shawnee State’s athletic department in September of 2016. He manages all statistics and media relations at Shawnee State, including management of the department’s website. Loughridge also manages all game day operations for Shawnee State.
Prior to joining Shawnee State, Loughridge spent two seasons as a sports information graduate assistant at his alma mater, Evangel University, in Springfield, Missouri. Loughridge’s duties while at Evangel included the production of media guides and programs, statistics at all home events, and maintenance of the Evangel athletics website, under the supervision of Evangel SID Kevin Kennedy, and later EU’s Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing and Communications Ed Beach. Loughridge held the post from August 2014 to May 2016.
During his undergraduate tenure at Evangel, Loughridge was Student Assistant Coach/Video Coordinator for Evangel’s men’s basketball program under head coach and NAIA Hall of Famer Steve Jenkins. During Loughridge’s four-year tenure with the Crusader basketball team, Evangel would go 99-37, win two Heart of America Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships, and qualify for four consecutive NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Tournaments.
Loughridge graduated from Evangel in 2014 with a bachelor’s of science in history.
A native of Adrian, Missouri, Loughridge now resides in Wheelersburg.