Carl Kotz, who served on Danny Rocco’s University of Richmond staff for the past four seasons, was named associate director of football operations at the University of Delaware on Jan. 5, 2017.
Kotz, a native of Canton, N.Y., will work closely with longtime Blue Hens Associate Director of Athletics for Football Administration Jerry Oravitz in the day-to-day operations of the program.
Kotz served the previous four years at Richmond as director of football operations for the University of Richmond in 2013-16 and was responsible for the day-to-day operation of the football office, the coordination of team travel, and acted as a liaison to all university departments. He also managed the team's community out-reach programs, while assisting with football camps and clinics as well as serving as the team’s pro liaison.
At Delaware, Kotz will also work closely with Oravitz and recruiting coordinator Fontel Mines on all recruiting efforts.
Previous to Richmond, Kotz worked at Clemson University, the University of Connecticut, with the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars, and with NFL Europe’s Cologne (Germany) Centurions. He was responsible for all state side operations for the Centurions.
At Clemson, Kotz worked not only with the football program as an assistant recruiting coordinator, but also as an executive program director. While at Connecticut, Kotz was a recruiting and football operations assistant.
With the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kotz managed all aspects of team travel, salary cap database, and training camp operations.
A 2003 graduate of Clemson, he and his wife, Megan, will reside in the Newark area.
THE CARL KOTZ FILE
Carl Calef Kotz (“Cots”)
Born: March 24, 1973
Hometown: Canton, N.Y. (Hugh C. Williams HS)
Degree: Clemson University ’03 (Park, Recreation, and Tourism Management)
Family: Wife, Megan
Career Positions in Football Operations
Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL)
Cologne (Germany) Centurions (NFL Europe)
Richmond (Director of Football Operations)
Delaware (Assistant Director of Football Operations)
|Position:||Associate Director of Football Operations|
|High School:||Hugh C. Williams|
|Major:||Park, Rec. & Tourism Mgmt.|