Effective today, Chris Coleman is named the Managing Editor of
TechSideline.com. TechSideline.com founder and General Manager Will Stewart will
step down from his Managing Editor duties and will assume the Associate Editor
duties for TSL from this point forward. Stewart will remain as General Manager
of the site.
Chris Coleman is a 2005 graduate of Virginia Tech, with a Bachelor of Arts in
History. Chris has been with TechSideline.com since August of 2004, serving as
an intern for a year, and being hired full time by TSL in August of 2005. Chris
assumed the Associate Editor duties upon his full time hiring, and will now
serve as Managing Editor.
As Managing Editor of TSL, Chris is responsible for planning all content on
TechSideline.com, coordinating writers, editing content, and posting content.
Chris will continue writing a large portion of TSL’s content, as he has done
since being hired in 2005. Chris will also continue his customer service duties.
Will Stewart is a 1987 graduate of Virginia Tech, with a Bachelor of Science
in Electrical Engineering. Stewart is the founder and General Manager of
TechSideline.com, which he started in 1996 as HokieCentral.com. The site changed
names in the fall of 2000 to TechSideline.com. Stewart served as Managing Editor
of the site from its inception to the present and now hands off that duty to
Chris Coleman. Stewart takes on Coleman’s prior position of Associate Editor,
whose duties include assisting in the planning, writing, editing, and posting of
As General Manager of TSL, Stewart is responsible for all major business
decisions involving the site, and for establishing and maintaining the business
relationships necessary to the site.
In addition to his ongoing duties with TechSideline.com, Stewart is also
taking the job of Managing Editor of SportsWar. SportsWar is a national network
of 26 independent collegiate sports web sites dedicated to enhancing the fan
experience of each site’s visitors. As Managing Editor of SportsWar, Stewart’s
job will be to plan and carry out a long term content strategy that will consist
of launching exclusive content across the SportsWar network, beginning first
with SportsWar.com and continuing with the other sites in the network over time.
For more information on how these changes will impact TechSideline.com, please see the linked TSL Blogs entry below.