Quinn Tempel in his fifth season working in the operations area for the Ohio State football program. He was named Director of Football Operations in early 2019. Tempel works closely with head coach Ryan Day and associate athletic director for operations, Brian Voltolini, with responsibilities that cover all aspects of football operations.
The 2019 football season will be Tempel’s ninth overall with the football team. A 2013 graduate of Ohio State with a degree in is in sports studies, Tempel was a graduate assistant coach working under Tom Herman in 2014 after working as a student manager while an undergrad. Ohio State won the inaugural College Football Playoff national championship that year as well as a Big Ten Conference title.
Temple is a native Ohioan. He grew up in Antwerp, a small town in northwest Ohio, and graduated from Antwerp High School. He coached two seasons at Antwerp High School under coach Drew Altimus.
In addition to the 2014 national championship, Tempel has been a part of Ohio State football teams that have won three Big Ten championships, including back-to-back titles in 2017 and 2018, and bowl game wins over No. 1 Alabama (in the 2015 Sugar Bowl), No. 8 Notre Dame (2016 Fiesta Bowl), No. 8 USC (2018 Cotton Bowl) and No. 9 Washington (2019 Rose Bowl).
Temple has his master’s degree (2018) in sports administration from Ohio State.