Assistant Football Coach | Defensive Coordinator
Cole Glennon (Dickinson ’11) returns to his alma mater to join the Red Devil coaching staff this fall. Glennon is a 2011 graduate of Dickinson. He comes back to Carlisle, most recently following a three-year stint as an assistant coach at Wilkes University, where he also gained experience as a defensive coordinator.
He will handle the defensive backs and be the defensive coordinator for the Red Devils under Head Coach Brad Fordyce as well.
Glennon went to Wilkes after serving as a defensive assistant at Villanova University for three seasons from 2012-2014. While at Villanova, Glennon worked directly with the defensive coordinator in all aspects including film breakdown and exchange, and opponent and self-scout analysis. He also worked closely with the linebackers and special teams units.
Prior to Villanova, Glennon worked at Muhlenberg College for one season where he served directly under the head coach in all aspects of the football program. From a specific coaching standpoint, Glennon was Muhlenberg's outside linebackers coach. He was also responsible for recruiting southeast and central Pennsylvania, as well as Maryland, Washington, D.C., Texas, Florida and California.
Glennon is a 2011 graduate of Dickinson College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics with a minor in Physics. He was a three-year letter winner for the Dickinson football team.
Offensive Line/Strength & Conditioning Coach
Coach Jazwinski (Washington & Jefferson '04) enters his ninth season with the Red Devils. Prior to joining the Red Devils, he spent three years as an assistant coach at Susquehanna University. His primary responsibilities were recruiting and working with the defensive line.
A 2004 graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, Jazwinski earned First-team All-Presidents Athletic Conference honors, All-South Region and All-ECAC honors in 2002 and 2003. He was also named the W&J Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2002 and 2003, and selected to play in the Aztec Bowl. In addtion, he was honored as an SID All-American in 2003 and the W&J Senior Athlete of the Year.
He assists with recruiting and working with the offensive line as well as coordinating the Special Teams. Jazwinski is also the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for all Varsity Teams at Dickinson College.
Assistant Football Coach | Running Backs
Coach Russick (Susquehanna '11) returned ro the Red Devil sidelines last fall and will work primarily with the running backs. He was on the staff in 2014 and returns after a one year hiatus. Russick spent three years with his alma mater, Susquehanna University before coming to Dickinson in 2014. Russick was a three-year letter-winner for the Crusaders, earning 31 consecutive starts on the offensive line.
Russick was a defensive lineman as a rookie, before settling in as a regular starter on offense. He helped the Crusaders capture a Liberty League title in 2009, earning a bid to the NCAA Division III playoffs. Also as a player, he assisted with the coordination of Breast Cancer Awareness, and Autism Awareness games at Susquehanna.
Russick graduated and joined the Susquehanna coaching staff in the spring of 2011. He worked primarily with the tight ends and the offensive line. In addition, he served as the video coordinator and played a key role in the development of the Crusaders’ youtube page and social media channels on twitter and facebook.
Earning a B.S. in biology, Russick has taught high school science for the past two years and is currently a member of the faculty at Central Dauphin East. Previously, he taught at Jacksonville and West Carteret High Schools in North Carolina. During his tenure, he was an assistant football coach at both schools, helping lead his teams to the state playoffs in 2015 and 2016.
He has volunteered at Lauren’s First and Goal Football Camp for a number of years and has also worked with the Panther Valley High School program as an offensive line coach.
Assistant Football Coach | Wide Receivers
Chad Hoffman (Bloomsburg '17) begins his first season with the Red Devil football program and will coach the wide receiving corps. He spent a year as an assistant coach at Bloomsburg University, following four seasons with the Huskies, including the final three years as a wide receiver.
In addition to coaching, Hoffman served as an Athletic Operations Intern at Bloomsburg in the spring of 2017. He also worked with Vaportrail 24/7 Speed Training where he developed skill training programs, designed specifically for quarterbacks and wide receivers.
Hoffman played at Bloomsburg from 2013 to 2016 and finished his career with 99 catches for 1,236 yards and four touchdowns. After appearing in only three games as a reserve quarterback in 2013, Hoffman switched to wide receiver and averaged 33 catches for 412 yards over his final three seasons in a run-oriented offense.
He ranked second on the team in catches (28) and yards (354) in his first year as a wideout in 2014 and then led the team in receptions in each of his final two seasons. He led the Huskies in receiving yards (429) in 2015 and finished second on the team with 453 yards in 2016.
Hoffman received a B.A. in communications with a minor in management from Bloomsburg in 2017. He graduated from Hazleton High School in 2012 where he was a three-year starter at quarterback and a First Team All-Conference selection as a senior.
Assistant Football Coach | Defensive Line
Josh Rapp (Widener '16) joins the Red Devil football staff for the 2018 season, coming to Carlisle from Widener University in West Chester, Pa. He gained valuable experience at Widener, spending four seasons as an assistant coach with the Pride.
He was hired as an assistant defensive line coach in 2014 and in 2016 moved over to the offense, working with wide receivers and serving as the offensive coordinator for the junior varsity squad. Last fall, Rapp returned to the defense and was responsible for linebackers. He also became the assistant recruiting coordinator and J.V. defensive coordinator.
He has helped produce numerous All-Conference and All-Region performers, mentoring an All-American and the 2014 Conference Player of the Year.
Rapp received a B.A. in sports management in 2016 and a master of education from Widener in 2018. He earned an associates of arts in business management degree from Valley Forge Military College in 2011. He was a two-time All-Conference player at Valley Forge, winning a conference championship in 2009 and serving as a team captain in 2010. He suffered a season ending injury in his first game playing for Widener in 2013.
Rapp will work primarily with the defensive line and assist with the coordination of recruiting.
Assistant Football Coach | Tackles/Tight Ends
Jaimie Thomas (Maryland '09) joins the Red Devil coaching staff for the fall of 2018. Thomas was selected in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts as the 236th overall pick. He spent the 2009 season on the Colts' practice squad and was re-signed to a future contract in 2010.
He played in eight games for the Colts in 2010 but spent the entire 2011 season on injured reserve. He went on to play for the Los Angeles Kiss of the Arena Football League and returned to his hometown in 2014 to join the Harrisburg Stampede of the Professional Indoor Football League.
Thomas is a 2009 graduate of the University of Maryland. After redshirting in 2004, he played for three seasons on the offensive line, earning a starting role in 2008. He played in all 13 games in 2006 and 2008 and saw action in eight games in 2007 before suffering season ending injury.
In 2008, the offensive line allowed Da’Rel Scott to rush for 1,133 yards and Chris Turner to throw for 2,516 yards, the seventh-highest single-season passing mark in school history. Before the season, he had been named an Athlon and Lindy's preseason Second-team All-ACC player. The Associated Press and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association named him an All-ACC honorable mention.