Director • Player Personnel
Nik Valdiserri joined Vanderbilt football in 2021 and was promoted to his current role, director of player personnel, in 2023.
With the Commodores, Valdiserri’s responsibilities include coordinating roster management with the coaching staff, general manager, recruiting and scouting departments, while also helping run the team’s day-to-day recruiting operations.
Prior to moving to Nashville, Valdiserri spent one season at Bowling Green.
Valdiserri spent three years (2017-19) with the Notre Dame football program. After one year as a student assistant, he was involved in recruiting, operations and player personnel for the Fighting Irish. Among his responsibilities, Valdiserri was tasked with assisting in producing weekly advanced scouting reports, managing and evaluating prospect profiles, identifying schools and prospects for coach visits, organizing recruiting boards and supervising students.
Valdiserri, a Wilmette, Illinois, native, received his bachelor’s degree in film, television and theatre with a concentration in television from Notre Dame in 2018.