Football Coaching Staff
Dave Plungas
Defensive Assistant
Coach Info:
Position: Defensive Assistant
Email: dplungas@albany.edu
Dave Plungas enters his second season on UAlbany’s coaching staff in 2016. He will assist the defensive assistant coaches.

A 2013 graduate from UAlbany, Plungas was a member of the Danes’ squad from 2008 to 2012. Plungas, a linebacker from Concord Township, Ohio, totaled 246 tackles in 43 games in his career. Plungas helped UAlbany win three Northeast Conference Championships (2008, 2011, 2012) and to the program’s first NCAA FCS Playoffs in 2011.

Prior to his return to UAlbany, Plungas spent the 2013 and 2014 seasons at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. There, he coached the linebackers and helped the Engineers to a 5-5 record in 2013 and 6-5 mark and an appearance in the ECAC North Atlantic Bowl Game in 2014.