|New Orleans Saints|
|Position:||Special teams coordinator|
|Born:||July 21, 1970|
Darren Rizzi (born July 21, 1970) is the Special Teams Coordinator for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. Prior to this, He was the head coach of the University of New Haven Chargers football team from 1999–2001 and the Rhode Island Rams football team in 2008. He compiled an overall record of 18–23–0.
On February 1, 2019 The New Orleans Saints hired Rizzi as the Special teams coordinator.
Head coaching record
|New Haven Chargers (NCAA Division II independent) (1999–2001)|
|Rhode Island Rams (Colonial Athletic Association) (2008)|
|2008||Rhode Island||3–9||1–7||T–5th (North)|
- Schutta, Gregory. "ORADELL'S RIZZI NAMED NEW HAVEN HEAD COACH", The Record (Bergen County), February 25, 1999. Accessed May 25, 2016. "Former Bergen Catholic standout and NFL player Darren Rizzi broke into the head coaching ranks Wednesday when he was named the head football coach at the University of New Haven. The Oradell native returns to New Haven, where he spent four seasons as an assistant under former head coach Tony Sparano."
- ADITI KINKHABWALA (August 14, 2002). "Bringing his lifelong passion home; Rizzi enjoying duties as Rutgers assistant". The Record.
- MIKE SZOSTAK (August 3, 2008). "New-look Rams aim to be winners as camp kicks off". Providence Journal-Bulletin.
- Biggane, Brian. "Darren Rizzi, Dolphins' new special teams coach, teamed with Tony Sparano in New Haven", The Palm Beach Post, October 5, 2010. Accessed February 17, 2011. "A native of Hillsdale, N.J., and a graduate of prep power Bergen Catholic, Rizzi starred as a tight end at Rhode Island after arriving as a walk-on in 1988."
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