DURHAM, N.C. – Duke head coach David Cutcliffe announced on Wednesday the addition of four staff members and the promotion of another for the 2017 campaign. Joining the Blue Devil program are graduate assistant coach Corey Beck, Football Operations assistants Justin Manning and Gerad Parkerand Football Assistant Director of Information Technology Andrew Parham. In addition, Cutcliffe announced the promotion of Adam Barkley to the position of Football Director of Information Technology.
Prior to joining the Duke staff as an offensive graduate assistant coach, Beck spent four seasons (2013-14-15-16) as an undergraduate assistant coach at Purdue University. A native of Arcadia, Ind., Beck graduated from Purdue in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness management and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in liberal studies.
Manning joins the Duke staff as a Football Operations Assistant, working primarily with the defense, after spending the 2016 season as a cornerbacks coach at Tufts University, where he helped the Jumbos to a 7-1 record, the program’s best record since 1998. A native of Raleigh, N.C., Manning graduated from N.C. Central in 2011 with a degree in business administration and was a four-year letterwinner (2008-09-10-11) as a fullback with the Eagles. He earned a master’s degree in criminal justice from Fayetteville State University in 2014.