As the director of video and scouting, Jeff Brazil is responsible for coordinating team video, scouting and game plans. He is responsible for all aspects of video editing for the Razorbacks. Brazil’s versatility is a huge asset for the Razorback program, as he also plays a key role in digital video exchange and professional highlight videos, maintaining the video databases, as well as assisting players and coaches with preparation and development.
Other duties Brazil performs include assisting with on campus recruiting, managing team equipment and apparel, developing and maintaining the operations budget, managing applications for admissions and coordinating game contracts.
During his 12-year tenure on the Hill, Brazil has helped the Razorbacks move into the 21st century, coordinating significant technological advancements in equipment, work stations and video review practices. This move has started to yield results, as Brazil’s impact was a part of Arkansas’ stellar finish to the 2018-19 season, in which the Hogs advanced to the SEC Tournament final and played three rounds deep in the WNIT.
A native of Colcord, Okla., Brazil’s experience includes stints as a student manager at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M and Oklahoma State under Eddie Sutton with the men’s basketball teams.
In addition, Brazil has worked several camps and clinics throughout the south and midwest, including the Mike Neighbors, Mike Anderson, Rick Barnes, Mark Turgeon, Dan Hays and Doc Sadler camps. He has also worked the SEC Tournament Youth Clinic. Brazil is a member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the Arkansas Coaches Association and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
Brazil assisted former Razorback coach Nolan Richardson and the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock with video in 2010-2011. He is a member of the Rising Coaches Elite organization as well.
Brazil is married to the former Sheri McElroy of Springdale, Ark., and is a 2010 University of Arkansas graduate in education. He completed his master’s degree in physical education in 2012. The couple have a son, Karson.