Following graduation, Foley coached and scouted for the Hobart Lacrosse program eventually earning his Master's Degree in Sports Administration from Ohio University. In 1976, Foley began his career in sports management as an intern in the University of Florida ticket office. Foley worked in many different positions in the Gator's athletic department including ticket manager, director of game operations, assistant athletic director, associate athletic director for business affairs, and interim athletic director before being appointed as athletic director in 1992. The University of Florida Athletic Program is ranked as one of the top athletic programs in the nation, thanks in great part to a tireless effort by Foley.
Contribution: Youngest Athletic Director in the Southeastern Conference.
College Activities: Football, Lacrosse, Kappa Sigma
Other Education: Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (M.A., 1976)