Jim Fisher begins his fourth season in the football operations department and first as director of player personnel after begining his tenure in Eugene as a graduate assistant coach and special teams intern for the Ducks.
Prior to his arrival at Oregon, Fisher spent three years at Ashland University (NCAA Division II), the last of which serving as recruiting coordinator and coaching tight ends, running backs and wide receivers. He was a graduate assistant coach for two seasons, acting as video coordinator and tight ends coach while earning his Master of Education in Administration in 2007.
A three-time letterwinner as a tight end and special teams player at the University of Michigan, Fisher was part of Big Ten championship teams in 2000, ‘03 and ‘04. He participated in five New Year’s Day bowl games, including two Rose Bowls, and was a two-time academic all-Big Ten award recipient. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from the Ann Arbor institution in 2005.
Fisher and his wife Kristi have two children, Jacob (2) and Kaci (newborn), and reside in Springfield.