The 2014 football season is Dave Peloquin's 11th year with the Notre Dame football program and his second year as director of player personnel. In this role, Peloquin's responsibilities include serving as a liaison between the football program and various University departments, including admissions, academic services for student-athletes and campus housing.
Peloquin also works with the program's recruiting efforts, handles special projects assigned by head coach Brian Kelly and assists in the social media strategies and execution of the football program. Peloquin played a critical role in helping the Irish secure four top-10 recruiting classes in a six-year period.
Prior to being promoted to director of football development, Peloquin served as coordinator of player personnel development for two seasons in numerous administrative duties regarding Notre Dame's recruiting. In 2004, Peloquin served in a similar capacity as a recruiting assistant, a role in which he worked with the coaching staff assisting in all recruiting aspects.
A 2003 Notre Dame graduate with a bachelor's degree in business marketing from the Mendoza College of Business, Peloquin served as a student manager from 2000 to 2002 and was named head senior manager for the 2002 season.
Peloquin is a native of Blue Island, Ill., and is married to the former Jamie Meisenhelder. Their first child, Mackenzie, was born in July, 2013.