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John Barnett
John Barnett

Last College:
Southern Miss

Assistant Recruiting Coordinator

John Barnett enters his third season with the Golden Eagle football program and first as an assistant recruiting coordinator, working directly with coach Steve Buckley in all areas of recruiting and team operations.

Barnett joined the Golden Eagles in 2011 as a graduate assistant in the football video operations group where he helped video practice and games, organized film for both Golden Eagle and opponent games and generated highlight reels for the team and in-stadium video boards.

In his current capacity, Barnett help develop and implement the recruiting evaluation process for potential future Golden Eagles and assists in the complete range of duties involved with a prospects on-campus experience. Additionally, Barnett helps manage the team budget and developed a summer meal plan voucher program for off-campus scholarship athletes under coach Todd Monken.

In 2012, Barnett shifted into a dual-role, working with both the video and operations groups. On the operations side, he produced programs, itineraries and brochures for coaching clinics and golf fundraisers. Along with the day-to-day operations duties, Barnett spearheaded the production and distribution of the visiting team travel guide.

Barnett earned his graduate degree from Southern Miss in Sport Management in 2012 and his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech in 2011, graduating Magna Cum Laude in Human Services.

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