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Memphis' Dunnagan Named C-USA Video Coordinator of the Year by CSVA

Dunnagan is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award, which will be announced at the annual CSVA banquet on May 16, 2013.
Dunnagan is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award, which will be announced at the annual CSVA banquet on May 16, 2013.

May 8, 2013

The Collegiate Sports Video Association named Darby Dunnagan, Video Coordinator for the Memphis Tigers' Athletics Department, the 2012-2013 Conference USA Video Coordinator of the Year. This is Darby’s second such award in the past three years.

Dunnagan was selected by a majority vote of her peers in Conference USA to receive the Conference Coordinator of the Year honor. She is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award, which will be announced at the annual CSVA banquet on May 16, 2013.

The Bob Matey Award is presented to the Video Coordinator who displays innovation, determination, perseverance,and technical skill as portrayed by the late Bob Matey, legendary Video Coordinator from Texas A&M.

Dunnagan is starting her seventh season as the Memphis Tigers' video coordinator. Dunnagan and her staff are responsible for filming all football practices and games. She utilizes XOS Thunder to edit and create specialized footage for the coaches for both self and opponent scout purposes. She also oversees all football motivational and production pieces.

In addition to her football duties, Dunnagan also over sees game film for women’s basketball and both soccers. Her office is responsible for webstreaming and filming highlights of all 18 University of Memphis Athletic teams. They produce content for all off campus video boards and the school website. They also produce content for and manage on any campus video boards.

Dunnagan was named the 2011 Collegiate Sports Video Association's C-USA Video Coordinator of the Year.

A native of Rural Retreat, Va., Dunnagan worked two years as a graduate assistant in the video department at Marshall prior to coming to Memphis. While at Marshall, she prepared and distributed weekly opponent exchange tapes, supervised student assistants and assisted the video coordinator in the day-to-day operations of the department. She earned her master's degree in sports administration in May, 2007.

Dunnagan got her start in athletics at the University of Virginia while working on a bachelor's degree in anthropology and sociology. She was a student manager for the football team for two seasons before switching to the video department. She worked three years in video operations and earned her bachelor's degree in May, 2005.

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