Jeff Broadwell was named Head Equipment Manager at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in July 2011. He is in charge of equipment for all athletic teams and works exclusively with football and lacrosse to ensure equipment safety for the Midshipmen.
Previously, Broadwell worked as an assistant at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., where he assisted with football and was in charge of all equipment for lacrosse from 2010-2011. At West Point, he served as the equipment manager at the Armed Forces Bowl Game, Army's first bowl appearance in 14 years and first victory in a bowl game in 25 years.
From 2008-09, he served as an equipment intern for Villanova University where he worked exclusively with the football, baseball, basketball, and lacrosse teams. While Broadwell was at Villanova, the Wildcats' basketball team reached the Final Four in the for the first time since 1985 and the football team reached the Elite Eight.
Born in Spokane, Wash., Broadwell graduated from the University if Washington in 2008 with a degree in Economic Geogrophy. While there, he worked as a student equipment manager and developed a passion for football and athletic equipment.
Broadwell currently resides in Levittown, N.Y., with his wife, Megan.