Bob Diaco

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Bob Diaco
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Connecticut
Conference The American
Biographical details
Born (1973-02-19) February 19, 1973 (age 41)
Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Playing career
1992–1995 Iowa
Position(s) Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996–1997
1999–2000
2001–2003
2004
2005
2006–2008
2009
2010–2013
2014–present
Iowa (GA)
Western Illinois (RB/ST)
Eastern Michigan (RB/LB)
Western Michigan (LB/ST)
Central Michigan (co-DC/LB)
Virginia (LB/ST)
Cincinnati (DC)
Notre Dame (DC/LB)
Connecticut
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Broyles Award (2012)

Bob Diaco (born February 19, 1973) is the current head coach of the Connecticut Huskies football team. He has previously been a coach at Western Illinois, Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan, Virginia, Cincinnati, and Notre Dame. He played college football at Iowa.

In December of 2013, Diaco agreed to become the head coach at the University of Connecticut, and was replaced at Notre Dame by Brian VanGorder.

Diaco was awarded the Broyles Award in 2012, which recognizes the top assistant coach in college football.[1] He already has been a semi-finalist in 2011.

He played college football at the University of Iowa, under head coach Hayden Fry, who described Diaco as "extremely tough, very intelligent".[2] Diaco was teammates with Mike Devlin, Scott Slutzker, Danan Hughes, and Mike Wells.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Connecticut Huskies (American Athletic Conference) (2014–present)
2014 Connecticut 0–0 0–0
Connecticut: 0–0 0–0
Total: 0–0
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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