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Coach Cotten

Offensive Assistant
Director of Football Operations

Emily Cotten is in her first season as a graduate assistant for the Defiance College football program. She joined the coaching staff in August 2020, serving as an offensive assistant and the director of football operations for the Yellow Jackets.

Cotten came to Defiance from Oklahoma State University, where she worked as a football operations assistant and in athletic fundraising. For the past three seasons, she was also a junior high school football official, working mainly as an umpire, with the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.

Originally from Fayetteville, Georgia, Cotten earned her Bachelor of Science in sport management from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State in May 2020. She is now pursuing a Master of Business Administration at DC.  

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