Jimmy Morimoto enters his sixth season with the UNLV program and third as the Director of Player Personnel. He started his Rebel career as an assistant video coordinator, serving in that role during the 2007 season before becoming the assistant recruiting coordinator.
Before coming to UNLV, Morimoto coached for 15 seasons at H.P. Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Hawaii, the last two as head coach, where he went a combined 21-2-1 in 2005-06.
Morimoto earned his bachelor's degree in 2002 from the University of Phoenix, his teaching certificate in 2004 from Chaminade University, and also earned his master's degree from Walden University in 2007. Morimoto and his wife, Tammie, have four children, Alyssa (22), Jimmy Jr. (15), Karissa (9) and Jaden (7); and two grandchildren.