Jim Cranmer earned his third promotion of his St. Mary's career in November 2017 as Cranmer was named the Associate Director of Athletics & Recreation for Internal Operations. In January 2013, he was promoted to the role of Assistant Director of Athletics & Recreation for Operations and Compliance. Cranmer gained the duty of compliance coordinator for the entire athletic department during the 2003-04 academic year.
He oversees operations for athletic communications, equipment room, and sports medicine as well as supervising field hockey, men's lacrosse, women's soccer, men's and women's tennis, and volleyball. Cranmer also coordinates travel for all 19 varsity sports and manages all gameday operations.
He was appointed to a four-year term on the NCAA Division III Interpretation and Legislation Committee in January 2016. In addition, Cranmer represents the Department of Athletics & Recreation on the St. Mary's Staff Senate and also serves as chair of the Capital Athletic Conference Compliance Directors Committee.
The Temple City, Calif., native first came on board at St. Mary's as the head athletic trainer in December 1999, serving in that role until February 2013.
Cranmer went to Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., where he served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the men's and women's basketball programs from 1991 to 1993.
After leaving Humboldt State, Cranmer worked for one year at Warren High School in Downey, Calif. He then went on to work for the Los Angeles Dodgers from July 1994 until his arrival at St. Mary's. While with the Dodgers, Cranmer worked with Short Season A in Yakima, Wash.; Long Season A in San Bernardino, Calif.; and Double-A in San Antonio, Texas.
- Bachelor's from Whittier College (1991)
- Master's from Humboldt State University (1993)
- Lives in Leonardtown with wife, Devonnah