Tyler Mariucci was named associate athletics director for sports administration and development relations in August of 2015.
Mariucci is a member of the senior leadership staff and will also serve as the sport supervisor for the following intercollegiate teams at Maryland: women’s basketball, baseball, field hockey, wrestling, women's golf, women's lacrosse, men's outdoor track & field, women's cross country, women's indoor track & field, women's outdoor track & field and women’s tennis.
Mariucci spent the last two years as the assistant athletics director for development in the Maryland athletics department. He played an integral role in all facets of the development office over the past two fiscal years. The Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund has seen significant growth in major gifts and annual giving, including the successful launch of the Cole Field House Project Capital Campaign.
In addition to his sports supervisor responsibilities, Mariucci will continue to play a role in donor relations and fundraising. He will also serve as the liaison to the Athletics Council, a group of faculty, staff and students which report to the President’s Office on matters regarding intercollegiate athletics at Maryland.
Prior to Maryland, he served as the Assistant Athletics Director for Development at the University of Memphis. He managed the day-to-day operations of the athletic development office and staff, including major gifts, Tiger Scholarship Fund, and the M Club. The Tiger Scholarship fund raised nearly $7-million annually for student-athlete scholarship support.
During his time at Memphis, the development office saw a record amount of major gifts received and set an all-time record in number of luxury suites sold in Liberty Bowl Stadium. Mariucci has secured numerous major gifts towards capital projects and scholarships throughout his intercollegiate athletics career. In addition, he was the sports supervisor for the men’s soccer program and served under athletics director Tom Bowen’s senior staff.
Mariucci, who began his career in intercollegiate athletics at Fresno State, was promoted to Director of Major Gifts with the Bulldogs.
Prior to joining the staff at Fresno State, Mariucci was a high school science teacher, football coach and administrator at Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif.
A graduate of California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo, Mariucci received his B.S. degree in Kinesiology in 2007 and M.A. in Kinesiology/Sports Management from San Jose State in 2010. Mariucci, the son of former NFL head coach Steve Mariucci, is a third generation collegiate student-athlete following the linage of his father (Northern Michigan) and grandfather (Michigan State).
Tyler and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Annapolis. Md.