Jack Siedlecki Named Football Assistant Coach - Offensive Coordinator & QBs
A tremendous veteran coaching talent whose last assignment featured an 12-year stint as head football coach at Yale University (1997-2008), Jack Siedlecki joins the Cardinal football staff as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2010.
Named New England Coach of the Year after guiding the Bulldogs to a 9-1 mark in 2007, Jack compiled a 70-49 overall mark at Yale. Prior to his years with the Elis, Jack was head football coach at Amherst College for four seasons, directing the Lord Jeffs to a 20-11-1 mark from 1993-96 after inheriting a team that went 0-8 in 1992. In 1996, Jack's charges tied for the best record in the NESCAC with a 7-1 posting. Before arriving at Amherst, Jack handled the head coaching duties at WPI from 1988-1992. His squads there enjoyed four winning campaigns and an overall record of 36-11-1. In 1992, he was named AFCA District Coach of the Year as he helped the Engineers to a 9-2 overall record and a spot in the NCAA Division III tournament. His 1990 squad posted the first undefeated season in WPI history with an 8-0-1 record. Thus, Jack's 22-year head coaching record is an outstanding 126-67-2.
Jack is a 1974 graduate of Union College and played both football and baseball for the Dutchmen. He also had experience as a coach/player in semi-pro football with the Glove City Colonials in New York after graduating from Union. His initial college coaching experience came in 1976 as an assistant at the University of Albany (1976-79). Before taking over at WPI in 1988, Jack served as an assistant at Wagner (1980) and Lafayette (1981-87).