Gene Bataille is currently the Director of Athletic Relations for the Rutgers Athletics. In his current position, he mentors student-athletes in general life skills and providing guidance for their personal development. Bataille served in the same role with the Rutgers Football program since 2007 before expanding his current role in the summer of 2012.
He supervises and works with local and away police departments regarding advanced security for all football events. Bataille also is the NFL liaison, organizing annual NFL Pro Day, where players are showcased for visiting NFL team scouts. Bataille also is a guest speaker / instructor for various Rutgers classes.
Bataille served for over 25 years as a Police Officer in the roles of Patrolman and Detective for four New Jersey Law Enforcement Agencies in the Middlesex County area. During this time, he served in the Major Crimes/Homicide Unit, FBI Organized CrimeDrug Enforcement Task Force, Gang Unit and gained significant experience in the areas of collection and preservation of evidence, investigative techniques,forensic photography, arson/crime scene investigation, homicide/death investigation, fundamental and advanced usage of equipment such as latent fingerprinting equipment.
Bataille is a National Gang Specialist with the Gang Resistance Education and Training program, instructor and a member of the G.R.E.A.T. National Training Team. Bataille is also a Board Member for the G.R.E.A.T foundation.
Bataille attended Glassboro State College. In his spare time, Bataille enjoys riding his Harley, boating and spending time with hisfamily, Joann and children, Jason, his wife Jackie, Tommy, Jimmy, Jeffrey and Meghan.