Jeff Stapleton joined the Monmouth University Athletics staff in August of 1990. Stapleton, Monmouth's Deputy Director of Athletics/Internal Affairs, engineers game management and personnel for all intercollegiate athletics events held on campus. He serves as recruiting coordinator for all of Monmouth’s varsity sports. He also serves as sports supervisor for baseball, men’s basketball and football.
Stapleton originally arrived at Monmouth as Assistant Athletics Director with responsibilities as hiring coordinator, event staging coordinator, recruiting coordinator and facilities manager. He still retains the three latter chores. As facilities manager, he has supervised the remodeling of the baseball field on two occasions, Boylan Gym in 1995 and the soccer pitch in 1993. In 1993, he also designed the University’s 3,500-seat football and track & field complex and the collegiate weight room and fitness center and in 1993, he designed the school’s field hockey and softball fields as well as the current tennis and outdoor basketball complexes.
While at Monmouth, Stapleton has served a large role in the addition of Division I-AA football on the West Long Branch campus. He also served on Monmouth’s initial NCAA Athletic Certification Self-Study team in 1996-97 and the Recertification Self-Study team in 2000-2001.
Stapleton came to Monmouth from Avia Group International where he served as Field Promotions Manager for three years. At Avia, he developed and executed national and regional promotions in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He coordinated promotions while supporting a $50 million sales territory. He earned National Promotions Manager of the Year honors in 1988.
Prior to working at Avia, Stapleton was assistant basketball and baseball coach at Colgate University from 1986-87. He also worked as assistant basketball coach for Hobart College from 1982-86.
A 1983 graduate of Hobart with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, he held the position of Athletic Fundraiser at his alma mater in 1984. He is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in education from Monmouth.
While at Hobart, he was a four-year basketball letterman, serving as team captain and earning team MVP honors during his senior campaign.
Stapleton and his wife, Tricia, have four daughters, Maggie, Maureen, Siobhan and Niamh, and live in Spring Lake Heights.