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Billy Kirelawich
Position: Director of Football Operations
Hometown: Morgantown, W. Va.
Alma Mater: West Virginia, 2008

Year in College Athletics: Fourth

Year at Arizona: Fourth

Billy Kirelawich is in his fourth season with Arizona football. He began as an operations coordinator prior to the 2012 season, spent the 2013 and 2014 seasons as assistant director and was promoted to Director of Football Operations in the spring of 2015.

He assists with day-to-day operations, travel coordination, player personnel and recruiting logistics.

In 2010, he worked in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization in Bradenton, Fla., and in 2011, he was an associate in Baltimore, Md., at Aerotek, a recruiting and staffing firm focused primarily in the aerospace and defense industry.

Kirelawich received his bachelor’s degree in sports management from West Virginia University in 2008, and a master’s in the same discipline in 2010. Born in Wheeling, W. Va., he played linebacker at University High School in Morgantown, W. Va.

He and his wife, Madeline, welcomed a daughter, Kate, in March 2014. His father, Bill, serves as Arizona’s defensive line coach.