Jamie Speronis begins his 11th year overseeing South Carolina’s football operations and his 25th season with Head Coach Steve Spurrier. He served as the Director - Football Operations for seven years before being promoted to Associate Athletics Director/Football Operations on March 1, 2012.
Working closely with head coach Steve Spurrier, Speronis directs the administration and day-to-day operations of the football program. In this capacity, he oversees the logistics relating to the spring, preseason and postseason practices. He directs the walk-on program, works with NFL personnel and serves as the liaison to the compliance office and several other athletics and university departments. In addition, Speronis coordinates team travel arrangements and oversees the football budget.
Speronis is well regarded among his peers. He was named to the executive committee of the AFCA Football Operations in 2006. Speronis was also named one of three finalists for national Director of Football Operations honors in 2009 as selected by FootballScoop.com. In addition, Speronis served as the President of the AFCA Football Operations National Executive Committee in 2014. He currently is part of the National Championship Advisory Group for the College Football Playoffs.
Speronis has significant experience in the position, as he served as the Director of Football Operations for the Washington Redskins from 2002-04 and was the Director of Football Administration at the University of Florida from 1996-2002.
A 1985 graduate from Florida with a bachelor of science degree in physical education, Speronis earned a master of exercise and sports sciences in sport administration from UF in 1989. A member of the American Football Coaches Association, Speronis started his career in football as a student assistant in the strength and conditioning program at Florida from 1982-88. He served as a graduate assistant from 1988-92 and then moved on to a senior administrative assistant position from 1992-95.
Speronis and his wife, Kristy, have two sons, Conner and Bryson.