James Foran begins his second season with the Northern Arizona University department as athletics video coordinator after joining the staff in September of 2011.
Foran will coordinate filming, editing and exchange of football practice and games while overseeing the filming of home games for NAU’s 15 intercollegiate athletic teams. He operates the DragonFly software for trading of film with all football opponents.
Prior to joining the NAU staff, he served as the video coordinator at Furman University from 2007-09.
He started his video career at SUNY-Cortland in 2004 as the football video coordinator. He also worked with the track and field program. Foran served as a video intern with the Buffalo Bills from 2004-05 and was a graduate assistant at Marshall in the video department.
He is proficient in XOS SportsPro, XOS Thunder HD, NTM Sports, Sportstec GameBreaker, Dragonfly film exchange, Sony Vegas, Final Cut Pro and full camera operations.
Foran, a native of Hempstead, N.Y., is a 2005 graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland with a degree in sports management and attended graduate school at Marshall.