Third annual bowl game will be televised live on CBS Sports Network at 3:30 p.m. (MT).
His responsibilities include the overall management of the football budget, team travel, bowl game coordination and community outreach. Other duties include game day management, the coordination and planning of team events and special projects related to the football program.
Damuni, a former tight end and three-year letterwinner at Utah State from 1996-98, helped the Aggies win back-to-back Big West Conference championships, including a trip to the inaugural Humanitarian Bowl in 1997.
Damuni returned to Utah State after spending five years as the Director of Academic Support for Razorback student-athletes at Arkansas.
In all, Damuni spent 10 years in athletic academics at the Division I level at Arkansas, Colorado and Memphis, tracking NCAA initial and continuing eligibility, coordinating the academic affairs for student-athletes and assisting the coaching staff with on-campus recruiting and day-to-day operations.
Damuni was a counselor for the State of Utah Juvenile Justice Services in Logan from 1998-2001, serving in different capacities including detention, family crisis intervention and community outreach services. He also served as a liaison between the Juvenile Justice Services and the Hispanic community in the Cache Valley area. He is fluent in Spanish after serving an LDS Church Mission in Monterrey, Mexico.
Damuni, who began his collegiate career at Dixie State in St. George, Utah, earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Utah State, as he received his bachelor of arts degree in sociology in 1998 with minors in social work and Spanish. He went on to earn a master’s degree in business information systems in 2005. He then graduated from the NCAA Ethnic Minority Leadership Institute in 2010.
A native of Laie, Hawaii, Damuni is married to the former Val Tonga of Millbrae, Calif. They have seven children - Emosi, Levani, Junior, Jovesa, Lavinia, Lusiana and Damien.
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