CHAD ALEXANDER is in his fifth season with the New York Jets as Director of Player Personnel. In his role, Alexander works closely with both General Manager Joe Douglas and Assistant General Manager Rex Hogan in a collaborative effort to oversee the Player Personnel Department.
Alexander was part of a scouting staff who drafted both the Offensive and Defensive Rookies of the Year in 2022, marking just the third time in NFL history a team has had both in the same year.
Before joining the Jets, Alexander was a Baltimore Ravens executive for 20 seasons, the last nine of which he served as the assistant director of pro personnel. He also worked as an area scout, pro scout and as a personnel assistant with Baltimore, after initially joining the organization in 1999.
Alexander helped develop SYNC (supporting your neighbors and community), a program designed to bring immediate food and educational support to children living in historically underserved communities. Programming operated in collaboration with the Baltimore Police Department. Before entering the NFL, Alexander spent a year working with elementary students with behavior disorders at "Power of Relationships" in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Alexander played fullback and defensive end at Wake Forest and received a degree in communications.
Alexander has three daughters and a son. His father, the late Hubbard 'Axe' Alexander, was a former wide receiver's coach who won two National Championships as a coach at the University of Miami and three Super Bowls as a coach with the Dallas Cowboys.