Updated July 25, 2017
Jim Curry was elevated to the position of Senior Associate Athletics Director for Governance and Compliance, and appointed to the department’s executive leadership team in 2016. He provides direct oversight for both the compliance and equipment office, and serves as the sport administrator for football, men’s tennis and women’s tennis.
Curry joined the Seminoles in 2011 as the Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance, having previously served in the same capacity at the University of Maryland and Coastal Carolina University. He was named Florida State’s Senior Compliance Administrator and Associate Athletics Director for Compliance in 2012.
Curry has spent more than a decade working in college athletics and is heavily involved in national governance activities. He currently serves on the NCAA Division I Initial-Eligibility Waivers Committee, the board of directors for the National Association for Athletics Compliance, and both the compliance committee and the athletics director advisory group for the United States Tennis Association.
A native of Gardiner, Maine, Curry received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Dickinson College where he was a member of the football team and worked as a student athletic trainer. He also earned a master’s degree in business administration from Florida State University, as well as a master’s degree in sport management studies from California University of Pennsylvania. Jim and his wife Marisa have a one-year-old daughter, Quinn, and are expecting their second child in the fall of 2017.