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Carl Pelini Announces Coaching Staff
Head Coach Carl Pelini Announced the 2012 Staff

Jan. 20, 2012


Florida Atlantic University’s Head Football Coach Carl Pelini announced his 2012 staff today during a press conference in the Founders’ Lounge of the Tom Oxley Center at FAU’s Boca Raton campus.

Pelini was hired on December 7, 2011 and quickly began building his staff, all while recruiting. Most joined Pelini in recruiting during the holidays while the final member became official this week.

“I’m pleased with the group of men that I have assembled,” Pelini said. “They are men who are not only good coaches, but good role models and men who share my vision.”

The staff members and positions are:

Jeff Sims – Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator/WR
Pete Rekstis – Defensive Coordinator /DBs
Brian Wright – Offensive Coordinator/QBs
Brett Dierson – Defensive Line and Special Teams Coordinator
Jared Allen – Tight Ends
Jovan Dewitt – Linebackers
Kerry Dixon II – Running Backs
Luke Meadows – Offensive Line
Ross Watson – Secondary

The staff members average 10+ years of experience, ranging from high school level to the highest levels of collegiate football. Coaching in FBS and FCS post-season, they have supported nearly 50 players who have moved on to the professional ranks.



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