Director of Player Personnel
United States Naval Academy
Sean Magee is in his second season as Director of Player Personnel. A 2004 graduate of the Naval Academy, Magee was a letterwinner as an offensive lineman where he was coached by Ken Niumatalolo. During the 2003 season, Magee was part of an offense that led the nation in rushing and captured the Commander in Chief's Trophy for the first time since 1981 and helped lead Navy to a bowl game for the first time since 1996.
Magee's responsibilities as Director of Player Personnel include developing, implementing and managing the strategic planning process for recruiting prospective student-athletes. Working closely with the head coach and staff, Magee overseas the geographical canvassing assignments of all assistant coaches, the planning and execution of official and unofficial visits, development of the marketing message, management of the recruiting database and serves as the staff liaison to the Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Admissions, Academics and Compliance.
Magee additionally assists Coach Niumatalolo and the military officer representatives with professionally developing and molding Navy Football Players to assume future positions of leadership in the Navy and Marine Corps.
Upon graduating from the Naval Academy in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, Magee was commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer, reporting to USS Juneau (LPD-10) in Sasebo, Japan where he deployed to the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Following that tour, Magee assumed duties as a Manpower/Personnel Analyst on the Commander, Naval Surface Forces staff in Coronado, California.
In 2007, Magee was selected for transfer to the Navy's Human Resources community and assumed the role as Enlisted Programs Officer for Navy Recruiting District Ohio. In this capacity, Magee served as the department head for the nation's largest recruiting district, responsible for all enlisted and NROTC recruiting efforts in the states of Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia.
From 2010 until 2012, Magee served as the Naval Academy's Deputy Chairman of Officer Accessions and Career Information, responsible for managing the Naval Academy's service assignment program.
Magee holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the College of William and Mary's Mason School of Business. He and his wife Sarah have a son Miles and a daughter Stella and reside in Annapolis.