Assistant City Manager, Jeff Coyle

Jeff Coyle


Jeff Coyle is Assistant City Manager for the City of San Antonio. In his role, he oversees Aviation, 311, and Communications & Engagement departments.

Before becoming Assistant City Manager, he directed Government and Public Affairs (GPA), where he served as the City’s chief lobbyist and spokesperson. There, he was responsible for the following:

  • state and federal legislative affairs
  • strategic communications and media relations
  • military affairs
  • open records
  • Government Access and Public Access television stations
  • San website

Before joining the City in 2013, Coyle directed public affairs and government relations for KGBTexas Communications. He represented a wide range of public and private sector clients at the local, state and federal levels.

Some of Coyle's other prior work includes:

  • development of the San Antonio Public Library Strategic Plan
  • San Antonio International Airport Master Plan
  • Museum Reach of the San Antonio River Improvements Project


  • Master of Public Administration, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts, Media Communications, Florida State University, 1997

Awards & Community Involvement

  • 2017 UTSA College of Public Policy Alumnus of the Year
  • 2011 “Forty under Forty” Rising Star, San Antonio Business Journal
  • Former Board Member, Phil Hardberger Park
  • Former Board Member, UTSA MPA Advisory Committee
  • 2001 Emmy Award for Public Affairs Reporting


Coyle is married, the father of three children and spends his free time racing his mountain bike.