The Birds kick off training camp at noon today, but here’s a front office nugget via Schefty:
Eagles hired Catherine Raiche as their football operations coordinator, per league sources. It’s the latest high-profile hire of a woman to an NFL front-office position. Raiche was assistant GM for the Montreal Alouettes, then worked for Toronto Argonauts and Tampa XFL franchise.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 25, 2019
That’s cool, certainly adds some diversity to the football ops department.
For what it’s worth, the team website lists four women as members of the 27-person department, which are:
- Katie David – Football Operations Director
- Kathy Mair – Football Operations Administrative Assistant
- Namita Nandakumar – Quantitative Analyst
- Paige Schuck – Player Personnel Administrative Assistant
Raiche is 30 years old and started her football career as an intern for the Montreal Alouettes. Here’s an interview with her that dates back to 2017, after the jump: