Elliot Bloom
Elliot Bloom

Position:
Director of Basketball Operations

Experience:
7th Season at Purdue

Alma Mater:
Purdue (1999)



12/15/2014

Boilermakers Help Provide Shopping Spree For Area Families

Fourth straight year that Purdue has aided in Holiday shopping spree.

10/03/2014

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

12/19/2012

Men's Basketball Spreads Holiday Cheer to Local Families

Boilermakers team up with Meijer and Lafayette Family Services to bring holiday tidings to 15 local families.

11/20/2012

Men's Basketball to Return to Maui in 2014

Boilermakers will make third appearance in prestigious annual event.

10/11/2012

Single-Game and Crossroads Classic Tickets on Sale to Public Monday

Nearly 12,000 season tickets sold heading into start of practice.

Elliot Bloom is in his seventh year overseeing basketball operations at Purdue after making the transition from his former position in the athletics communications department (formerly sports information). He was elevated to director of basketball operations in October of 2014.

In his current role, Bloom serves as the program's point person for scheduling and team travel, while also assisting in recruiting efforts and coordinating the team's weekly schedule. He also oversees Purdue's team of undergraduate student managers.

Bloom was the key point of contact for the Boilermakers' trips to Australia in 2008 and Italy in 2012.

Bloom was the Boilermakers' communications contact from 2001 to 2008, as well as the primary contact for men's and women's golf (2001-06), secondary contact for football (2001-06) and director of new media (2006-08).

Prior to returning to his alma mater in 2001, Bloom worked in the sports information office at Kansas for the 1999-00 season and Duke during the 2000-01 campaign.

In his athletics communications experience, Bloom worked with Hall of Fame coaches Gene Keady, Mike Krzyzewski and Roy Williams, as well as current Boilermaker head coach Matt Painter.

Bloom graduated from Purdue in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts. He and his wife, Monica, have a daughter, Lucy, and a son, Charlie.

The Bloom File
Date of Birth: Jan. 29, 1977
Hometown: Greenfield, Ind.
Education: Purdue '99 (B.A.)
Wife: Monica
Children: Lucy and Charlie

Work Experience
• 1999-00: Kansas, sports information intern
• 2001: Duke, assistant director of sports information
• 2002-03: Purdue, assistant director of sports information
• 2004-08: Purdue, associate director of sports information
• 2009-14: Purdue, supervisor of basketball operations
• 2014-p.: Purdue, director of basketball operations

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