(Updated September 2019)
Jim Curry was appointed to the athletics department’s executive leadership team and named Senior Associate Athletics Director in 2016. He serves as the sport administrator for the football program, including responsibilities for football scheduling, personnel management, strategic planning, budget oversight and postseason administration. Curry serves as the sport administrator for the men’s and women’s tennis programs, and provides direct oversight for the athletics department’s equipment office.
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.
Active nationally in committee and governance activities, Curry recently completed a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Initial-Eligibility Waivers Committee, having served as the chair of the Transcript-Change/GPA Subcommittee for two of those years. In addition, he previously served on the National Association for Athletics Compliance Board of Directors, the ACC Student-Athlete Welfare Committee, and the United States Tennis Association’s Athletics Director Advisory Group.
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 earned a master’s degree in business administration from Florida State University and a master’s degree in sport management studies from California University of Pennsylvania. Jim and his wife Marisa have a daughter, Quinn, and a son, J.J.