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Assistant AD / Student-Athlete Development

Kevin Cone

Kevin Cone - - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Kevin Cone - - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Georgia Tech letterwinner, Kevin Cone, returned to The Flats in September 2022 as assistant athletics director for student-athlete development.

Cone, who previously spent four years on Georgia Tech athletics’ staff from 2017-21, returns to The Flats after spending last year as the player development coordinator with the Atlanta Falcons. In his role, Cone will oversee Georgia Tech’s renowned Total Person Program which empowers student-athletes to be champions in life through focusing on leadership development, professional development, personal growth and wellness, and community outreach.

While with the Atlanta Falcons, Cone was a paramount figure in the player development program, helping professional athletes in both life skills development and post-NFL career development. In addition to working with the Atlanta Falcons Legends Community in coordination of appearances, Cone helped facilitate the Rookie Development Program which focuses on athletes’ transition to professional football.

Prior to his stint with the Falcons, Cone spent four years as the assistant director of football operations at Georgia Tech. Within his role, he organized community service events for players and collaborated with the academic department to provide professional development seminars and career building events. Additionally, Cone helped coordinate all aspects of team travel, while managing the budget.

Cone played wide receiver at Georgia Tech from 2008-10 before he enjoying a six-year professional football career, highlighted by three seasons with the Atlanta Falcons (2011-13). He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech in 2010 before working for Morrison Hershfield. Cone completed his master’s of business administration from Georgia State in 2017.

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