Horace Raymond spent seven years as Director of Football Initiatives after working in a mentoring/tutorial capacity on Jean Boyd's academic staff for two years. He also served as assistant to the Director of Football Operations during the 2005 season.
Raymond will work to ensure the continual development of student-athletes on the Sun Devil football team. He will manage player community service programs; serve as a liaison between several ASU affiliates; coordinate transition programming for football student-athletes; oversee the summer and post-graduation jobs program; assist with all team functions, including game day operations.
Raymond graduated from Tulane University in 1998, earning a bachelor's degree in Sports Management/Business Studies while competing as a running back on the football team. He later earned his MBA degree from the University of Phoenix, where he worked in various academic capacities over a three-year period.
Raymond and his wife Ashly have three kids, Kyan (10) , Marlee (6) and Sloan (3).