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    Virginia Tech Athletics Department
    Jamerson Athletic Center
    165 Spring Rd.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

    Thomas Guerry
    Director, High School Relations for Football
    Football

    Responsibilities: Guerry is tasked with enhancing Tech’s recruiting efforts by taking the lead on communicating with high school football coaches, assisting with official and unofficial visits and working on increasing the social media presence of Virginia Tech football.

    Joined VT Athletics Staff: 2014

    Prior to Virginia Tech: Guerry comes to Tech from Georgia, where he worked for the University of Georgia Athletic Association starting in 2010 as an assistant to the director of football operations. In that capacity, he coordinated itineraries, practice schedules and documents for coaches and support staff, and also served as a football operations liaison for athletic department staff during away games. Guerry also assisted with recruiting visits, was responsible for updating MarkRicht.com on a daily basis, and assisted with character education and the UGA Football Mentor Program.

    In 2011, Guerry was promoted to football recruiting assistant and served in that position for three years. In that capacity, he helped coordinate all official and unofficial recruiting visits, events and camps, managed recruiting travel expenses and compliance documentation, as well as maintained an online recruiting database of more than 5,000 recruits. He worked closely with the UGA Athletic Association administration to ensure full compliance with NCAA rules and regulations, and he also helped manage more than 70 game-day recruiting hosts and student workers. Guerry was responsible for assessing academic performance of recruits based on NCAA, SEC and UGA academic standards.

    Education: Mississippi State, 2008 (B.B.A. in business administration); Mississippi State, 2010 (M.B.A. with a minor in sport administration.

    Of Note: While at Mississippi State, Guerry was a trainer for the football team and also a manager and trainer for the Bulldogs’ men’s tennis team all four years.

    Personal: Guerry is a native of Madison, Mississippi.

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