After taking over as Athletic Communications Intern in June of 2010, Charlie Terenzio was promoted to Assistant Director of Communications on January 3, 2011.
Terenzio primarily work with the women's basketball program as well as with the men's and women's soccer teams. He also serves as a secondary contact for the Bulls' football program.
In this position, he has helped coordinate the social media and digital media aspects of the communications department.
Terenzio sucessfully promoted USF soccer star Dom Dwyer to Big East Offensive Player of the Year as well and a finalist for the National Player of the Year Award.
Previously, Terenzio had served as the primary contact for the USF softball and volleyball teams as well as the men’s and women’s golf teams, and the men’s and women’s tennis programs. He also handled the secondary contact role for men’s soccer, baseball and men’s’ and women’s’ basketball and assisted with football.
Terenzio is a 2010 Cum Laude graduate of the University of South Florida, where he earned his Bachelors’ Degree in mass communication with a focus in Journalism. Terenzio attended USF from 2006-2010, and worked with the Athletic Communications Department from 2007-2010 as a student assistant before being promoted to intern in June.
As a student assistant, Terenzio assisted with all sports, and was the primary contact for the men's and women’s golf programs, where he helped develop the first online interactive guides in school history. As the primary golf contact, Terenzio helped with the communications efforts at the BIG EAST Golf Championships in 2008-09 and 2009-10. In his first year with USF, he served as the color commentator for the BIG EAST Champion softball team, while assisting with all sports.
Terenzio served as a Public Relations assistant with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2009 and a PR assistant with the Outback Bowl in 2006.
Prior to working at USF, Terenzio hosted his own sports talk radio show on 1620 AM WBUL, and contributed to the USF student newspaper, The Oracle.
The 22 year-old Massachusetts native attended Timbercreek High School in Orlando, Fla. and currently lives in Tampa Palms, Fla.