Beau Trahan is in his seventh season with Baylor football and his first with the title of Assistant Athletic Director in charge of high school relations and coordinator of recruiting. He previously spent three seasons as the Director of Football Operations.
Trahan assists in all day-to-day operations for the program, with an emphasis in recruiting.
A former four-year letterman at the University of Texas (1999-2002), Trahan started his collegiate playing career as a quarterback and then moved to safety. He was a special teams standout during his UT playing career and received his bachelor's degree (kinesiology) in 2002.
Following his Longhorn player career, he launched his collegiate coaching career as a graduate assistant coach on the defensive side of the ball at Texas in 2003. From UT, Trahan joined Art Briles' staff as an offensive graduate assistant coach at Houston in 2004.
From 2005-2008 Trahan worked as an assistant coach, working with quarterbacks, and teacher at Dickinson High School, which is outside the Houston area.
Trahan and his wife, Lauren, are the parents of two daughters, Abigail and Anne. Lauren is a Waco native who graduated from Vanguard High School and works as a doctor of Anesthesia for Mid-Tex Anesthesia Associates in Waco.