The Collegiate Sports Video Association named Dan Wolfe of Northern Illinois University, the 2018-2019 Mid-American Conference Video Coordinator of the Year.
Wolfe was selected through a vote of his peers in the MAC to receive the Conference Video Coordinator of the Year honor. He is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award, which will be announced at the annual CSVA banquet on May 15th, 2019 in Anaheim, California.
The Bob Matey award is presented to the Video Coordinator who displays innovation, determination, perseverance, and technical skill as portrayed by the late Bob Matey, legendary Video Coordinator from Texas A&M.
A member of the football operations staff since 2013, Dan Wolfe was elevated to Associate Athletic Director for Football Operations under Head Coach Thomas Hammock in January 2019. In his previous role as Director of Football Operations/Internal, Wolfe was in charge of coaching video and game film exchange, organizing all summer camps, assisting with team travel, and hiring and supervising all students for operations, video and coaching. He handled all social media planning, direction and execution for the NIU Football accounts and produced weekly videos used by the football team for recruiting and highlight purposes. Wolfe came to NIU after three seasons at Bucknell University where he was Administrative Football Coordinator. At Bucknell, he coordinated on-campus recruiting visits, football camps, team travel, team video, and social media. He served as assistant to the head coach and was the liaison between the football program and university academic and administrative offices. He spent one season as the Assistant to the Director of Football Operations at Iowa, where he coordinated the Hawkeyes’ summer camps and coaches’ clinic, as well as several other team functions. Wolfe graduated from the University of Iowa in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in history. He was a Football Student Operations Manager from 2004-2007 and served as the Head Student Operations Manager where he led Iowa’s 11 student managers from 2007-2009. Wolfe, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is married to the former Jennifer Sandrock. The couple have a son, Liam.