Mike Pedone is in his second season as Holy Cross’ offensive coordinator in 2009, and his 14th year overall on the Crusader coaching staff. Pedone, who also works directly with the tight ends, spent the previous 12 seasons as the offensive line coach, in addition to serving as assistant head coach for two years. In his first year as offensive coordinator in 2008, he led a unit which ranked first in the Patriot League in scoring offense (34.4 points/game), passing offense (348.9 yards/game) and total offense (455.4 yards/game).
During his first 12 years at Holy Cross, Pedone developed several All-Patriot League offensive linemen, including David Cannon, Chris Conley, Jefferson Exil, Steve Fox, Jamie Grabowski, Hall McMillan, Dan Nolan, Patrick Quay and Andrew Schoepfer. In 2007, he led an offensive line which paved the way for the Crusaders to lead the Patriot League in scoring (35.9 points per game), total offense (463.4 yards per game) and passing offense (335.2 yards per game). Pedone’s offensive line also allowed just 14 sacks during the 2007 season.
|The Pedone Family|
Prior to coming to Holy Cross, Pedone spent one season working as an assistant offensive line coach and tight ends coach at Boston University in 1995.
Pedone is a graduate of Boston University, earning his bachelor’s degree in 1994 and his master’s degree in 1996. He had a distinguished career playing for the Terriers, serving as captain of the 1993 and 1994 teams which advanced to the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs. He began his career as a defensive lineman, but after switching to the offensive line in 1993, he earned All-Yankee Conference, All-East and honorable mention All-America honors in 1994.
Pedone and his wife, the former Sara Ann Campbell, reside in Worcester with their son, Zachary.
Pedone's Collegiate Coaching File Years School Position 1995 Boston University Assistant Offensive Line Coach / Tight Ends Coach 1996-2001 Holy Cross Offensive Line Coach 2002-2005 Holy Cross Run-Game Coordinator / Offensive Line Coach 2006-2007 Holy Cross Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Line Coach 2008-2009 Holy Cross Offensive Coordinator / Tight Ends Coach