Zane Perry enters his eighth season as the Head Football Equipment Manager in 2014 while beginning his 10th overall season with the Tech football program in an equipment manager position.
Perry was promoted to his current position midway through the 2007 season when he was the assistant equipment manager. Perry is responsible for the equipment of all football players and making sure each player is properly equipped.
Perry's other responsibilities include, issuing all protective and workout gear, preparation of team uniforms, ordering of all team gear including helmets, shoulder pads and other equipment such as the Under Armour apparel. He also oversees the issuing of practice and game clothing for coaches, full-time staff and student staff and making sure the equipment is loaded in advance of away games and bowl games.
Perry, a Lubbock native, joined the full-time equipment staff after graduating from Texas Tech with a degree in exercise and sport science in 2005. During his tenure as a student equipment manager, Perry served as an NFL intern for two summer camps for the Carolina Panthers equipment staff. After his graduation from Monterey High School in 1999, Perry received a scholarship to join the student equipment staff with the Texas Tech football program.
Zane and his wife, Erica, have a daughter, Presley.