Mariucci has extensive experience serving as a sports administrator at NCAA Division I institutions. He currently holds the position of deputy director for athletics for development and chief revenue officer at Maryland. Prior to this appointment, he held roles at Memphis as assistant athletics director for development as well as Fresno State as major gifts director.
He is married to Gayle Wood and is the proud parent of Tyler, Adam, and Brielle – all currently living in Monte Sereno, California.
Early Life and Education
Steve Mariucci was born November 4, 1955 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, USA. As a professional American football coach he has made an immense mark on the game. He has held coaching roles for various NFL teams including San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions.
Mariucci began his career in college athletics as the assistant director of development at University of Memphis and director of major gifts at Fresno State. Additionally, he has worked as both administrator and teacher.
As part of his tenure at Maryland, the Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund saw significant increases in major gifts received. Furthermore, he spearheaded a successful launch for Cole Field House Project capital campaign. Furthermore, he represented Maryland at conference levels as well as serving on AD’s search committee that hired DJ Durkin as Head Football Coach.
Mariucci held positions with both the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions during his NFL coaching career, serving as quarterback coach of both clubs from 1996-98 as well as Green Bay Packers quarterback coach from 1996-1998. Overall he amassed a 15-28 record with the Lions over his two year stint.
He currently works as a studio analyst for NFL Network and co-hosts the Emmy Award-nominated Sunday morning pregame show NFL GameDay Morning alongside Rich Eisen. Additionally, he acts as on-location analyst during Super Bowl coverage each year.
Mariucci has held leadership positions at NCAA Division I schools and was instrumental in Maryland’s successful transition into the Big Ten Conference. Additionally, he worked as the Deputy Athletic Director for Development and Sport Supervision at Fresno State and as a collegiate sports consultant.
Achievement and Honors
Mariucci has guided numerous players who have gone on to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, such as Brett Favre, Steve Young, Rod Woodson and Charles Haley.
He founded the Mariucci Family Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to aiding underserved families. Additionally, he serves as an NFL Network analyst while working closely with former professional athletes and coaches.
California Baptist University recently appointed him director of athletics. As such, he will manage fundraising initiatives within the department while acting as liaison between fundraising efforts and board of directors. Prior to this appointment, he worked at both University of Memphis (as an assistant athletic director for development) and Fresno State (where he served as senior associate athletic director for development).
He has served as assistant athletic director for development at Memphis and major gifts director at Fresno State. At Maryland, he oversaw major fundraising campaigns as well as executed a seven-figure gift to Cole Field House. Additionally, he served as sports supervisor for several Big Ten championship teams.
Personal Life. Tyler Wood is married to Gayle Wood and they share custody of four children together. Together, the couple own a large estate in Monte Sereno, California; Tyler currently works in sports administration while the others two pursue real estate investments and country music as careers.
Mariucci currently works as a broadcaster for NFL Network, acting as an analyst on NFL GameDay Morning and providing follow-up reports from Sunday games. Additionally, he contributes regularly on NFL GameDay Highlights.
Steve Mariucci, an American sportscaster and former football coach, reportedly has an estimated net worth of approximately $18 Million. He served as coach at University of California Berkeley as well as for San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions before transitioning into analyst work on NFL Network.
Throughout his coaching career, Mariucci mentored numerous players who went on to become Pro Bowlers and Hall-of-Famers such as Jerry Rice, Brett Favre, Les Miles and Rod Woodson. Additionally, he founded the Mariucci Family Foundation which offers assistance and opportunities to underserved youth and families.
Mariucci has been married to Gayle Wood since 1982 and they share four children, Brielle, Tyler, Adam, and Stephen. The family lives in Monte Sereno, California and they have managed to remain blissfully married without any reports of divorce or extra-marital affairs.