Evan Barker
Evan  Barker

Position:
Assistant Director of Ops, Player Development & High School Relations

Alma Mater:
Maine Maritime Academy


Evan Barker joined the University of Minnesota football staff prior to the 2017 football season. Barker came to Minnesota after two seasons at the University of New Mexico as the assistant director of operations.

Barker handles many of the administrative duties for the program, including aiding with recruiting, reconciliation and travel. He had similar duties in his time at New Mexico.

Barker was previously with the Clemson Tigers as Recruiting & External Affairs Associate. In that capacity he had a wide-ranging scope of responsibilities, from creating the Clemson Football official website, mobile and Kricket apps to monitoring and maintaining Tiger social media. He also aided in recruiting and game day events and he generated highlight packages for Clemson’s National Signing Day show.

Barker also worked at Alabama as an intern in the athletics business office. He was a volunteer high school football coach for two seasons at Leavitt Area High School in Turner, Maine, as well as a volunteer strength and conditioning coach.

He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in international business & logistics from the Maine Maritime Academy and a master’s in sports management from Alabama.

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