Joe Mayer graduated from The Catholic Univeristy of America in 2009. Mayer was football student-athlete in 2004 and 2005 before enlisting as an infantryman in the U.S. Army. He returned to CUA in 2008, where he started as an inside linebacker during the 2008 and 2009 seasons. In 41 contests and 21 starts, Meyer was able to earn All Conference honors durig his senior year.
After coaching the inside linebackers for three seasons, Mayer will transition to the defenisve line in 2015 along with coach Rob Schaetzl.
Mayer lives in Annapolis, Md.