Three coaches formerly of ASU join Speir's staff at WCU
Daniel Gibson enters his seventh season working with the Catamount football staff. He is entering his first season as the Director of Football Operations after having spent the past two as the Defensive Intern Coach.
As the Director of Football Operations, Gibson will manage all aspects of the team from roster maintenance to travel. He will also serve as the Academic Liaison for the WCU Football team beginning with the summer of 2010.
Gibson, who worked with the Catamount Club in the summer of 2006, has become a fixture around Catamount athletics with his willingness to assist any staff member or coach when asked.
Having played prep football at Wakefield High School, Gibson spent four years working with the Catamount football team, working his way up from video coordinator to having more of a coaching role. In two seasons as the Defensive Assistant, he joined the coaches in the press box in aiding Defensive Coordinator Matt Pawlowski on the headsets.
A native of Wake Forest, N.C., Gibson graduated from Western Carolina with an undergraduate degree in psychology in 2007. He then earned his Master's Degree in Sport Management from WCU in 2009.
Gibson was engaged to Ms. Lynette Mount on December 18, 2012.