Football Coaching Staff

Football Coaching Staff

Greg Gattuso

Greg Gattuso

Head Coach

Head Coach
Greg Gattuso
Greg Gattuso enters his sixth season at the helm of the UAlbany football program in 2019. A former standout defensive lineman at Penn State who's worked at Duquesne, Pittsburgh and Maryland, Gattuso has led the Great Danes through five seasons in the Colonial Athletic Association, one of the top Football Championship Subdivision conferences in the nation.   FULL BIO
 

Keith Dudzinski

Keith Dudzinski

Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers Coach

Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers Coach
Keith Dudzinski
Keith Dudzinski, who enters his fourth season with the program in 2019, is the Great Danes' Associate Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator.   FULL BIO

Joe Bernard

Joe Bernard

Co-Defensive Coordinator/Special Teams Coordinator/Outside Linebackers Coach

Co-Defensive Coordinator/Special Teams Coordinator/Outside Linebackers Coach
Joe Bernard
Joe Bernard enters his sixth season at UAlbany in 2019. He is the Great Danes' co-defensive coordinator, special-teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach.   FULL BIO

Joe Davis

Joe Davis

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
Joe Davis
Joe Davis is entering his second season with the University at Albany as the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach after having served two seasons as the Pass Game Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach at Fordham.   FULL BIO

Jim Sweeney

Jim Sweeney

Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach

Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach
Jim Sweeney
Jim Sweeney, a 16-season veteran of the NFL, enters his sixth season as UAlbany's offensive line coach in 2019.   FULL BIO

Nate Byham

Nate Byham

Run-game Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach

Run-game Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach
Nate Byham
Nate Byham enters his sixth season at UAlbany in 2019 after competing for three seasons as an NFL tight end.  He currently is the team's tight ends coach and run-game coordinator.   FULL BIO

Curome Cox

Curome Cox

Cornerbacks Coach

Cornerbacks Coach
Curome Cox
Curome Cox joined the University at Albany as cornerbacks coach in February of 2019.   FULL BIO

Jarred Holley

Jarred Holley

Safeties Coach

Safeties Coach
Jarred Holley
Jarred Holley is beginning his second season on the University at Albany football staff as the safeties coach.   FULL BIO

Damian Mincey

Damian Mincey

Running Backs Coach

Running Backs Coach
Damian Mincey
Damian Mincey enters his second season as the University at Albany football program's running backs coach.   FULL BIO

Bill Nesselt

Bill Nesselt

Defensive Line Coach/Director of Football Operations

Defensive Line Coach/Director of Football Operations
Bill Nesselt
Bill Nesselt, entering his third season with the University at Albany in 2019, coaches the Great Danes' defensive line while also serving as the program's director of football operations.   FULL BIO

Will Fiacchi

Will Fiacchi

Recruiting Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach

Recruiting Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach
Will Fiacchi
Will Fiacchi, a three-year team captain and former academic All-American, enters his third season on his alma mater's coaching staff in 2019.   FULL BIO

Jacob Alsadek

Jacob Alsadek

Offensive Assistant

Offensive Assistant
Jacob Alsadek
  

Michael Nicastro

Michael Nicastro

Defensive Assistant

Defensive Assistant
Michael Nicastro
Michael Nicastro, a former University at Albany team captain and standout at linebacker, is beginning his second season as the program's defensive assistant in 2019.   FULL BIO

Erv Chambliss

Erv Chambliss

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Volunteer Assistant Coach
Erv Chambliss
Longtime college coach Erv Chambliss joined the University at Albany football staff as a volunteer assistant for the 2019 season.   FULL BIO

Jake Failla

Jake Failla

Video Coordinator

Video Coordinator
Jake Failla
Jake Failla joined the University at Albany football program as Head Video Coordinator and Assistant Director of Football Operations in July of 2019.   FULL BIO