Football Coaches
Dave Cecchini
Head Coach
Jason Miran
Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach
Vinny Giacalone
Offensive Line Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
John Snyder
Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach
Ernest Moore
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach
Tony Rouse
Strength & Conditioning Coach/Defensive Line
Rob Tulcin
Linebackers Coach
Jerome Smith
Running Backs Coach
Zach Greiner
Outside Linebackers Coach
Dena Smiley
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Patti Nemeth

Patti Nemeth

Administrative Assistant

Phone (219) 464-5513

Patti Nemeth joined the Valparaiso staff as the team’s administrative assistant prior to the 2003 Pioneer Football League championship.

She is responsible for most of the day-to-day activity in the football office, handling everything from travel details and recruiting organization to assisting the coaches with a multitude of tasks.

In 2005, Nemeth began orchestrating the football team’s involvement in various civic engagement projects, including working with the local elementary schools.

Prior to arriving at Valpo, she worked in the medical field coordinating research studies at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Patti and her husband, Mike, have one son, Scott.