Dan Forcella began as Assistant Director of Athletic Communications for Stetson University on July 2, 2012. He is the primary contact for men's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's tennis, lacrosse, and cross country, while providing leadership and oversight for media relations and communication functions within Stetson University's Division I intercollegiate athletics program.
Before arriving in DeLand, Forcella was a graduate assistant for athletic media relations at former A-Sun opponent Belmont for two years. While earning his Master of Sport Administration degree with a 4.0 GPA at the university, Forcella was the media contact for Belmont's men's soccer, cross country, and baseball teams. With the Bruins he gained extensive media relations experience due to conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances by both the men's basketball and baseball teams.
Prior to his time at Belmont, Forcella spent two years as Assistant Sports Information Director at Central Connecticut State University, where he was the media contact for 11 sports, including women's basketball, men's soccer, and volleyball.
Hailing from Falmouth, Maine, Forcella received his Bachlor of Arts degree from Vassar College in 2008. He worked in the sports information department as an undergraduate for three years, and was a member of the men's basketball team for all four, captaining the squad as a senior.