How To Create A Bio 

How to write a short Bio

Introduce Yourself

Begin the bio by introducing yourself, and always write in the third person. For example, write “Jane Akindele is a quarterback” rather than “I am a quarterback.” State what year your relevant work experience began, such as “has been playing football since 2001” or “worked as a consultant since 2006,” and list any areas of specialized expertise.

Education and Credentials or (Relevant life/work experience)

List your education after the introduction sentence, including the name of any degrees you have earned and the institution you attended. Include any other relevant experience, such as additional certifications earned as well as the names of any professional organizations that count you as a member.


Notable Achievements

State any notable achievements or awards earned. Keep the information relevant to football. List any awards, acknowledgments, championship teams you’ve been apart of. Volunteer opportunities you’ve taken part in. community involvement such as helping with or coaching youth athletics.


Closing Statement

Conclude the bio by briefly stating any current or upcoming programs/activities, such as a new community involvement, leadership or mentoring projects, and desired future life goals. Include a fun fact or hobbies that will help the fans connect with you.


What to Include:

·  Name

·  Position

·  Height

·  weight

·  Number

·  School or occupation

·  Years of football experience

·  Athletic achievements/award

·  Desired Major or future life goals 

·  What You'd Like to Do After Graduation (TOP TIP: a large part of a college coach's job is keeping a high graduation percentage, showing this intention from the outset will set you apart from your peers!)

·  Fun fact about yourself


See Below for an Example: 

Coach Lautenbach (L) is excited to be entering his fifth season with Marietta and his 9th season coaching football, overall.  He coaches the Varsity Defensive Secondary.  

 Coach L began his career in Wisconsin; first at the University of Concordia-Wisconsin where he played Outside Linebacker and then coaching at his alma mater, Luxemburg-Casco High School. He and his wife were looking to escape the frigid winters and found themselves here. Coach L teaches PE at Marietta Middle School where he also coaches the MMS wrestling team.  

 You can find his wife Stacy, and daughter Nova cheering on their Husband/Daddy and the rest of the Blue Devils on Friday nights!!