Stephen Grove is in his eighth year as the Director of Operations for the Texas A&M softball team and 10th year overall with the athletic department.
Grove is responsible for handling the day-to-day operational duties associated with Aggie softball and all the team's traveling logistics and schedules, as well as planning and assisting with on-campus recruiting. He also works hand-in-hand with the athletic marketing office in promoting and marketing Aggie softball and serves as the director of the popular Aggie Softball Summer Camp and the newly established Texas A&M Hitting and Pitching Camps.
Before moving over to softball specifically, Grove served as the media relations director for the softball team from 2003-05, and the soccer team in 2004. As a member of the media relations staff, he was responsible for the development, editing and publication of the softball and soccer media guides as well as assisting with football, baseball, basketball, track and cross country media guides. He also worked events including the 2003 NCAA Baseball College Station Regional before serving as the assistant tournament director for the 2005, 2007 and 2008 NCAA Softball Regional and Super Regionals held in College Station.
During his time with the softball team, Grove filled the role of color commentator for Aggie softball radio broadcasts that have been heard on AggieAthletics.com as well as KZNE 1150 in College Station and the surrounding area. He got his start in radio as the sideline reporter for Southern Sports Tonight during Texas A&M football games in the 2002 season. After serving one season with the soccer team, Grove was named as the No. 5 Soccer Media Relations Director in the country by SoccerBuzz Magazine.
Grove is a 1998 and 2003 graduate of Texas A&M. After receiving his bachelor's degree he returned to A&M and received his master's of science degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in sports management in 2003. Grove is a member of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and enjoys spending time with his four nephews as well as traveling, scuba diving, playing golf, hunting and spending time at his family cabin in Colorado.