Eilert Named Big 12 Video Coordinator of the Year

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Scott Eilert, K-State's veteran director of video services for football, has been named the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference Video Coordinator of the Year in an announcement by the Collegiate Sports Video Association.
 
Eilert was selected by a majority vote of his peers in the Big 12 to receive the Conference Coordinator of the Year honor and 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 14. Eilert previously won the Bob Matey award for his efforts during the 1999-2000 season with Kansas State.
 
"It's a great honor to be recognized by my peers within the Big 12 and the CSVA," said Eilert. "I thank Coach Snyder, the assistant coaches, staff and players for allowing me the opportunity to serve their needs. It's always a good day to be a Wildcat, especially today."  
 
Eilert is completing his 23rd season as Director of Video Services for the K-State football program. Prior to his director role, Eilert spent one season with the Kansas City Chiefs as a video assistant and worked as a technical engineer for the Kansas City's ABC affiliate KMBC. He is a 1991 Kansas State University graduate.
 
His department manages coaching video services for the Wildcat football team, and services include daily responsibilities of coordinating videotaping and editing of practices and weekly services including videotaping and editing K-State football games with assistance from six student staff members, one graduate assistant and one full time assistant.
 
A founding member of the Collegiate Sports Video Association (CSVA) and former executive officer of CSVA, he acts as conference representative to the Big 12 video coordinators.