Jeremy Foley is an American sports executive who is currently the Director of Athletics at the University of Florida. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful and influential figures in college sports, having overseen the Gators’ rise to prominence in the 1990s and 2000s.
Foley was born in Gainesville, Florida in 1952. His father was a professor at the University of Florida and his mother was a schoolteacher. Foley was a star athlete in high school, playing both football and baseball. He attended the University of Florida on a baseball scholarship.
Foley’s career in sports began as a graduate assistant with the Gators’ baseball team. He then worked in the marketing department of the Atlanta Braves before returning to Florida as the Assistant Athletics Director for External Affairs. In 1992, he was promoted to Athletics Director, becoming the youngest AD in NCAA Division I history at the time.
Under Foley’s leadership, the Gators have won 27 national championships in various sports. He has also overseen the construction of numerous facilities, including a $170 million renovation of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Foley has been named Sports Executive of the Year on multiple occasions and was inducted into the College Sports Information Directors Association Hall of Fame in 2009.
Foley’s annual salary is $1.2 million and his net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He is married to his wife, Barbara, and they have two children together.
|Full Name||Jeremy Foley|
|Education||Hobart and William Smith Colleges|
|Movies||The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior, Soccer Dog: The Movie, Casper Meets Wendy, Legion of Fire: Killer Ants!, Casper: A Spirited Beginning, Dante's Peak, Fated, Fletcher Drive|
|TV Shows||Caitlin's Way|
|#||Marks / Signs|
|Action News 5||2011||Nick Carraway|
|The Guardians||2010||Band member|
|Caitlin's Way||2000-2002||TV Series||Griffen Lowe|
|Diaries of Darkness||2000|
|The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior||2000||TV Movie||Spin Evans|
|Soccer Dog: The Movie||1999||Clay|
|The New Batman Adventures||1998||TV Series||Nick|
|Casper Meets Wendy||1998||Video||Casper (voice)|
|Legion of Fire: Killer Ants!||1998||TV Movie||Chad Croy|
|Touched by an Angel||1998||TV Series||Michael|
|The Ugly Duckling||1997||Podge (voice)|
|Casper: A Spirited Beginning||1997||Video||Casper (voice)|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer||1997||TV Series||Billy Palmer|
|Chicago Hope||1997||TV Series||Rafael Robling|
|Dante's Peak||1997||Graham Wando|
|The Mamaluke||2014||TV Series 1 episode|
|Mobsters||2011-2013||TV Series 8 episodes|
|Fletcher Drive||2012||TV Series 1 episode|
|Mobsters||2011-2013||TV Series producer - 7 episodes|
|Roommate Wanted||2010||Short producer|
|Mobsters||2011-2013||TV Series writer - 7 episodes|
|Roommate Wanted||2010||Short writer|
|Mobsters||2011-2013||TV Series 7 episodes|
|1998||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor||Dante's Peak (1997)|
|2001||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Leading Young Actor||Caitlin's Way (2000)|
|1999||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Guest Starring Young Actor||Touched by an Angel (1994)|
|1998||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Guest Starring Young Actor||Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia