STEVE MAROVICH CONTENT CREATOR
Steve Marovich served as the Carthage College Sports Information Director/Assistant Athletic Director for over two decades before retiring from that role in 2015.
He remained on staff for the 2015-16 academic year as a part-time assistant to the director of athletic communications. He returned to that part-time role in March 2019 and also served as the interim SID in the summer of 2019.
A native of Kalamazoo, Mich., Marovich received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in athletic administration from Western Michigan University. He was a graduate assistant sports information director at Western Michigan from 1987-89.
Marovich went on to become the first-ever sports information director at Nazareth College (Mich.) from 1989-91. From 1991-92, he was the co-director of the Nazareth Sports Center.
From 1992 to 1994, Marovich worked for the Kalamazoo Center for Independent Living. He was the staff director for the 1993 “Barrier Bash,” a benefit basketball game in Kalamazoo featuring former NBA and college players and coaches, including George Gervin, Nancy Lieberman-Cline and Tom Izzo.
Following a stint as that organization’s public relations director, Marovich arrived at Carthage for the 1994-95 academic year.
During his tenure, Marovich and the Carthage communications team received 128 publication awards from the College Sports Information Directors of America between 1997 and 2013, including 27 citations for “Best in the Nation” publications.
Marovich was a longtime member of the CoSIDA Publications Committee and a six-year committee vice president. He also was a member of the CoSIDA Site Selection Committee for two years. In 2015, Marovich was honored by CoSIDA with a lifetime achievement award at that organization’s annual workshop in Orlando, Fla., and was also inducted into the Carthage
Athletic Hall of Fame.
He and his wife, Melissa, live in Harbor Park in Kenosha, where Marovich serves on the City of Kenosha Board of Review. From 2015 to 2019, he did occasional sports writing and editorial-page guest columns for the Kenosha News.