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Coach Detail

Ethan Johnson

Title: Director of Player Personnel

Joined Flames Nation:
• March 2018

Football Staff Responsibilities:
• Oversees all aspects of the recruiting and potential student-athlete evaluation process
• Sets all coaches recruiting schedules
• Maintains football's recruiting databases and potential student-athlete recruiting information
• Monitors football's scholarship numbers
• Projects football's future player positional needed

Flames Football Highlights:
• Oversaw the efforts to land Liberty's top ranked recruiting class in 2020
• The 2020 class was ranked No. 97 in the country by, the first-ever Top 100 ranked recruiting class in program history and included 16 three-star ranked recruits
• Helped the Flames post an 8-5 record in their first full season at the FBS level in 2019
• Liberty defeated Georgia Southern in the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl, becoming the third team in NCAA history to win a bowl game during its first season at the FBS level

Road to Liberty University:
• Director of Player Personnel – East Carolina (2016-18)
• Assistant Director of Football Relations – Duke (2006-15)
- Played a key role in all phases of the Blue Devils' recruiting efforts and development within the ACC

Getting to Know Ethan Johnson:
• Graduate of Liberty University (2005)
• B.S. in Sport Management
• Owns NCAA (recruiting) and American Sport Education Program (ASEP) certifications
• Actively involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the American Football Coaches Association
• Native of Hillsborough, N.C.
• Wife: Sarit
• Children: Noah, Cooper and Charlotte