Jeramiah Dickey was named Boise State University’s Director of Athletics Jan. 2, 2021. Dickey previously served as Baylor University’s Associate Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics since February 2017.
At Baylor, Dickey most recently provided leadership, operational oversight and team vision to the Bears’ external relations, business operations, facilities, event management, capital projects, equipment, information technology and human resources units, while also serving as sport program administrator for football, overseeing scheduling, operational organization and initiatives through collaboration with the head coach and Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades.
He also served as a senior advisory staff member to Rhoades, establishing, fostering and maintaining communications with coaches, administration and direct reports with regard to the department’s strategic initiatives and unit strategies, goals and objectives. Additionally, Dickey was accountable for a budget in the upper third of the Big 12, and was the athletics liaison to Baylor’s Office of General Counsel and Human Resources.
He began his Baylor career in February 2017, serving as Associate Vice President of Athletic Operations before being promoted to Associate Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics a year later.
Prior to his time at Baylor, Dickey worked as Deputy Athletics Director at the University of Houston, providing Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Hunter Yurachek day-to-day support in the oversight of the department, while also serving as the sport program administrator for football.
Dickey initially joined Houston Athletics in May 2010 as the Cougars’ Associate Athletics Director for Development, before being promoted to Associate Athletics Director for External Relations in August 2012, then Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Relations in March 2014 and then Deputy Athletics Director in May 2015.
An El Paso, Texas, native, Dickey also previously spent time at the University of Akron, serving as Assistant Athletic Director for Development (2007-10), and at the University of Texas at El Paso (2003-06), working primarily in development and marketing and promotions.
Dickey earned a bachelor’s degree in sport management from the University of Texas in 2004 and a master’s of sport science and coaching from Akron in 2018. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have a daughter, Emerson, and two sons, Elijah and Easton.