John Brock joined Army's football program in the spring of 2007, filling the vital role of director of player personnel for the Black Knights' gridiron program. In his position, Brock assists in all administrative duties associated with the Army football program with emphasis on recruiting and camps. Brock was retained by head coach Rich Ellerson after he came on board in December 2008 and added additional duties. After three years working with the mike linebackers, Brock shifted his focus to the whip linebacker position in 2012. He also assists with the special teams, and coaches the Black Knights' "B" Squad.
Brock, who split his youth growing up in Oregon (Portland) and Massachusetts (Norfolk), graduated from Curry College in 2002, earning three varsity letters on the gridiron. The team's starting center during his final two seasons, he was selected Male Scholar Athlete of the Year at Curry as a senior and was a finalist for the NCAA's Academic All-America Award that same year.
Following graduation, Brock worked in the client relations department for Nike, Inc. Two years later, he moved on to a position with Student Sports as director of camps and combines. In that role, he was responsible for the running of all Nike's camps, including Nike football training camps, Nike Combines, Nike SPARQ camps and the Elite 11 Quarterback Camp.
No stranger to the world of big-time football,
Brock's father, Pete, spent 12 seasons with the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He is the nephew of former Army head coach Stan Brock, a 16-year NFL veteran.
Brock is single and currently resides at West Point.