Matt Doyle is in his 14th season with the Stanford program, as 2013 marks his seventh season as assistant athletic director and director of football operations.
In his current role, Doyle oversees the day-to-day-operations of the football program. His broad range of responsibilities include the overall management of the football budget, team travel, bowl game coordination, the David Shaw Football Camps, and the "12th Man" summer jobs and housing program. Other duties include game day management, the coordination and planning of team events and special projects related to the football program.
Doyle works closely with the University faculty and staff in addition to the athletic department's facilities, marketing, media relations and development offices. He also serves as a liaison to professional scouts and player agents.
Doyle was the 2012 recipient of the FootballScoop.com Football Operations Director of the Year, as voted on by his peers.
He currently serves on the Rose Bowl Game Advisory Committee, is a member of the AFCA Football Operations National Committee and has presented on various topics at the AFCA Convention and the Director of Football Operations Spring Meetings. Doyle also serves on the board of a directors for the Fit Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization devoted to after-school fitness programs in low-income schools.
The Cardinal Community Outreach program has continued to expand in recent years, earning the prestigious Thomas Ford Award seven times (2004-07, 2010-2012). The award is given annually to the Stanford Athletics team that "demonstrates a special commitment to participation in the local community."
Prior to coming to The Farm, Doyle taught world history, U.S. government and journalism, while also coaching football and baseball at his alma mater St. Francis High School in nearby Mountain View.
Doyle earned his bachelor's degree in history, with a minor in English, 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.
Matt and his wife, Hillary, reside in Redwood City. The couple has a daughter, Catherine, and a son, Matthew.