Had served as asst. equipment manager for Olympic sports since Feb. 2010
Kevin Murphy is in his fourth year as head equipment manager of the Boston College football program. Murphy joined the football equipment operations staff in July 2012 after having served as assistant equipment manager for Olympic sports at Boston College since February 2010.
Murphy's responsibilities include maintaining the program's equipment inventory, working directly with the athletic business office to ensure proper allocation of and adherence to the team's budget. Additionally, he is charged with formulation and implementation of equipment policies and procedures, including the issuing of equipment, inventory controls, laundry services and equipment security, as well as supervision of a staff of student workers.
The 2012 season marks his ninth year affiliated with Boston College and its athletics department. Murphy served four years as student manager for the football team while pursuing his undergraduate degree before becoming a graduate intern within the football equipment operation for the 2009 season. He was hired on a full-time basis at the conclusion of the season and managed the equipment budgets and needs for basketball, soccer, cross country, softball and lacrosse for more than two years.
Murphy is a 2009 Boston College graduate with a degree in communications who earned his master's degree in administrative sciences from BC in May 2011. He is a native of Lowell, Mass. He and his wife, Carolyn, currently reside in Newton, Mass.