Dan Morphis was named equipment coordinator for the Department of Athletics in 2012. He supports all 18 intercollegiate men's and women's teams. Morphis is also the department's liaison with Russell, ordering all the team's and department's apparel.
Prior to joining the university, Morphis was the head clubhouse manager/equipment manager with the Charlotte Knights, a Triple A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, from 2006 to 2011. He also served as an assistant during the 2003 and 2004 seasons.
He served as equipment manager at Davidson College for 20 years, from 1986 to 2006.
He has also spent time at training camp for the San Diego Chargers and the Washington Redskins. When the Carolina Panthers started in Charlotte, he became part of their game day staff and for the next eight years worked with the Panthers at home and traveled to a few road games, including the 1996 NFC championship game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau field.
He earned a bachelor's degree in education from Appalachian State University in 1984.
Originally from Mooresville, N.C., Morphis currently lives in Surfside.