|FootballScoop.com - 2012 Football Operations Director of the Year
Matt Doyle is in his 15th season with the Stanford program with 2014 marking his second as associate athletic director and director of football operations. From 2007-2013, Doyle was the assistant athletic director and director of football operations.
In his current role, Doyle oversees the day-to-day-operations of the football program while serving as a liaison to several groups in the athletics and university community.
Doyle is very involved in athletic administration on a national level as he currently serves on the Rose Bowl Game Advisory Committee and the newly-formed College Football Playoff Advisory Committee. In 2014, he was appointed as the vice president of the AFCA Football Operations National Committee, and will assume the role of president in January 2015. In 2012, Doyle was the recipient of the FootballScoop.com Football Operations Director of the Year, an award that is nominated for and voted on by his peers.
His broad range of responsibilities include the overall management of the football budget, team travel, bowl game coordination, and the David Shaw Football Camps and Clinics. He also plays a key role in fundraising and outreach for the program as he coordinates the Stanford Football Alumni and fundraising efforts. Doyle also works closely with members of the campus community including the faculty, housing and dining, the dean’s office and academic advising.
Other duties include game day management, the coordination and planning of team events and special projects related to the football program. Doyle played an integral role in last year’s remodel and extension of the football wing of the Arrillaga Family Sports Center.
Since its founding in 2011, Doyle has served on the Board of Directors for FitKids, a local non-profit organization that provides after-school fitness programs and promotes a healthy lifestyle in underserved communities.
Doyle earned his bachelor’s degree in history from UC Davis in 1998, where he played outfield on the baseball team. Doyle has a master’s degree in sport management from the University of San Francisco.
Doyle and his wife, Hillary, reside in Redwood City. The couple has a daughter, Catherine, and a son, Matthew.