Frank Cignetti, Jr.
|Date of birth:||October 4, 1965|
|Place of birth:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|College:||Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)|
|High school:||Indiana Area High School|
Kansas City Chiefs (QC)
New Orleans Saints (QB)
Fresno State (OC)
North Carolina (OC/QB)
San Francisco 49ers (QB)
St. Louis Rams (QB)
Career highlights and awards
Frank Cignetti (born October 4, 1965) is an American football coach who is currently the Quarterback coach for the NFL St. Louis Rams after serving as the offensive coordinator of the NCAA Rutgers Scarlet Knights in 2011.
Cignetti was most successful serving as the offensive coordinator at Fresno State for four years from 2002 until 2006. In 2004, Fresno State's offense ranked fifth nationally and seventh in 2005. In 2004 Fresno State became the sixth team in NCAA history to score over 50 points in four consecutive games. The 2004 team also led the Western Athletic Conference in average yards per carry and amassed 65 touchdowns.
Cignetti served as the offensive coordinator for the North Carolina Tar Heels for the 2006 season. When Butch Davis was hired to replace former coach John Bunting at North Carolina, Davis relieved Cignetti of his coaching duties. Cignetti also served as offensive coordinator for the California Golden Bears. Cignetti accepted a position as the offensive coordinator of the University of Pittsburgh football team under head coach Dave Wannstedt on February 18, 2009.
Frank Cignetti was announced as the Offensive Coordinator for Rutgers University on January 3, 2011.
Cignetti is the son of Frank Cignetti, Sr., the longtime coach of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the West Virginia University. Cignetti's brother, Curt, currently serves as the head coach at IUP.
- Simmons, Rusty (January 7, 2008). "Cal's staff gets a shuffle". San Francisco Chronicle. p. B1. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
- "Pittsburgh hires Cal's Cignetti as offensive coordinator". Sports Illustrated (Pittsburgh). AP. February 18, 2009. Retrieved 19 February 2009.[dead link]
|Rutgers Scarlet Knights Offensive Coordinator
|Pittsburgh Panthers Offensive Coordinator
|North Carolina Tar Heels Offensive Coordinator
January 2006–December 2006