June 17, 2014 - by
Andy Urbanic Bio

  Andy Urbanic
Andy Urbanic

Associate Director of Athletics for Football Operations & Special Projects

Andy Urbanic is in his 22nd year in charge of football operations at Florida State. He added the responsibility of coordinating special projects within the athletic department and was elevated to the position of Associate Director of Athletics in 2000. One of the most experienced members of the athletics staff at Florida State, Urbanic has more than 50 years of service in the athletic world at the college and high school levels.

Urbanic is directly responsible for all aspects of football operations, including team travel and home game operations. He also coordinates post-season logistics and travel for all Seminole teams and supervises the equipment, strength and conditioning and training room staffs.

A member of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, Urbanic came to Tallahassee with more than 30 years of athletics experience at both the collegiate and high school levels. Prior to taking his current administrative position at FSU, he was at the University of Akron as offensive backfield coach and recruiting coordinator from 1986-87, and as assistant head football coach and offensive coordinator from 1987-88. From 1980-86, Urbanic was the offensive backfield coach at the University of Pittsburgh.

Urbanic is a legendry figure in high school coaching in Pennsylvania, where he coached six undefeated teams and earned eight state championships including four consecutive at one point during his career.

Urbanic is a past president and member of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania State High School Coaches Association and remains active in the American Football Coaches Association. He is also a member of the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and is a graduate of Bethany College and is a member of its Athletic Hall of Fame.

He and his wife, Dorothy, have two grown daughters: Andrea and Stacy.

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