Senior Administration Coaching Staff
Assistant Director of Athletics/External Affairs
Art Chase joined the Duke athletic staff in August of 2000 and serves as the department's Assistant Director of Athletic/External Affairs. He previously held Associate Sports Information Director (2000-04), Sports Information Director (2005-10) and Assistant Director of Athletics/Sports Information (2011-13) titles before being elevated to his current position in the summer of 2013.
In addition to serving as the primary communications contact for the football program, Chase oversees the department’s Sports Information, Digital Media and Blue Devil Network divisions. In addition, he chairs the Duke Athletics Hall of Fame Committee, holds secondary administrative responsibilities with the Duke men’s lacrosse program and serves as the host of both the Duke Football and Duke Basketball Radio Shows.
After graduating from Guilford College in 1991 with a bachelor of science degree in sport management, Chase served two years as an Assistant Sports Information Director at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. After a three-year stint as the SID at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., he returned to The Citadel as SID, holding the position for four years until accepting a position on the Duke staff.
A native of Chapel Hill, N.C., Chase is married to the former Kaye Watts of Mayesville, S.C., and the couple has one yellow labrador, Samson.