Ed Marynowitz joined the Alabama staff in December of 2008 as the Director of Player Personnel. He joined the Crimson Tide after one season as a scouting assistant for the Miami Dolphins.
Marynowitz directs Alabama football's recruiting efforts. In addition to those duties, he assists with camps, clinics and other football-related events. Marynowitz also serves as the liaison between Alabama and the NFL scouts and assists with the day to day administration and operation of the football program.
With the Dolphins, Marynowitz worked under general manager Jeff Ireland and executive vice president of football operations Bill Parcells. He worked in both the pro and college scouting departments where he assisted with the advance scouting of opponents, evaluation of both draft eligible college prospects and NFL free-agents, the execution of free-agent workouts, the monitoring of daily league transactions, and the maintenance of Miami's scouting databases.
Prior to his time with the Dolphins, Marynowitz spent two years on staff at the University of Central Florida under George O'Leary. He served as a graduate assistant during the 2006 season, working primarily with football operations before joining the staff on a full-time basis for the 2007 season as the Knights' recruiting administrator. In that role for UCF, Marynowitz directed the on-campus recruiting efforts in addition to assisting with day-to-day operations of the program.
He began his collegiate playing career as a two-year starter at La Salle University in Philadelphia where he threw for 4,896 yards and 24 touchdowns as a freshman and sophomore. Marynowitz earned honorable mention All-American honors in 2003 as a sophomore and holds a number of the school's passing records. He finished his playing career at UCF as a reserve quarterback on the 2005 Hawaii Bowl team.
Marynowitz completed his B.A. degree in business management in the spring of 2006 at the University of Central Florida. He finished his master's in business administration in December of 2007 and then a second master's degree in sports business management from UCF's DeVos Sport Business Management Program in May of 2008.