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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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Eric Deutsch

Assistant Defensive Line Coach

Phone (219) 464-5229

Eric Deutsch joins the Valparaiso football coaching staff for the 2013 season and will assist with coaching the defensive line.

Deutsch comes to Valpo after spending the 2012 season at Washington and Lee University as its defensive line coach.  In his one season at Washington and Lee, the program won seven games and captured the ODAC championship, advancing to the NCAA Division III playoffs.  Deutsch coached a Second Team All-Conference honoree on the line as well.

Previously, Deutsch served as defensive line coach in 2011 at the College of Mount St. Joseph.  He helped the Lions to six wins and a second-place HCAC finish, coaching a trio of All-Conference recipients.  

Deutsch is a 2004 graduate of Wofford College with a bachelor's degree in computer science.  During his time at Wofford, he was a three-time All-America offensive lineman for the Terriers.  He earned All-Southern Conference honors his final three seasons and was named to the Southern Conference All-Decade team for 2000-2009.  Deutsch was inducted into the Wofford Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.