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Heath Kimmel

Director of Football Recruiting

College: Liberty ('05)
Start Date: 3/11/13
Email: hjkimmel@liberty.edu

Heath Kimmel has been a part of the Liberty University community since 2001. In his position as Director of Football Recruiting, Kimmel works closely with the coaching staff across all areas of recruiting, while assisting Paul Rutigliano, Assistant AD for Football Operations, in the day-to-day operations of the program.

Kimmel graduated from Liberty in 2005, earning a bachelor's degree in sport management. While completing his undergraduate degree, Kimmel worked for seven years with the Pittsburgh Pirates as a guest services representative.

After graduation, Kimmel moved to Atlanta, Ga., to work with the Atlanta Braves as a guest service trainee. During his role with the Major League Baseball organization, Kimmel supervised and trained over 60 game day staff workers.

Kimmel returned to Lynchburg in 2007 to start a master's degree. He completed his MBA in 2010, while he was employed in the university's campus recreation department.

Shortly after finishing up his master's degree program, Kimmel spent 18 months working for Enterprise Rent-A-Car where he helped run the local Lynchburg branch, as well as, oversee the rental car company's satellite location in Bedford, Va.

Most recently, Kimmel has worked with Liberty's Visitors Center as a guest service coordinator. Part of his duties in this role allowed Kimmel to coordinate group visits for five of Liberty's College for a Weekend (CFAW) events.

Kimmel currently lives in the Lynchburg area and is engaged to Alexa Mather.