|Position:||Tight Ends Coach|
Jack Siedlecki is currently serving as the tight ends coach on Tom Gilmore’s staff. Siedlecki has 21 years of experience as a collegiate head coach, having spent time at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Amherst and Yale, posting an overall record of 126-71-2.
Siedlecki joined the Crusaders after spending five years as the offensive coordinator at Wesleyan from 2010-2014. The Cardinals posted an overall record of 26-14 during his five years on the staff, including 7-1 marks during both the 2013 and 2014 seasons. Wesleyan also tied for first place in the NESCAC in 2013.
Prior to his time at Wesleyan, Siedlecki served as the head coach at Yale for 12 seasons, from 1997-2008. The Bulldogs posted an overall record of 70-49 under his guidance, while winning Ivy League titles in 1999 and 2006. Siedlecki earned New England Coach of the Year honors in both 1999 and 2007, while coaching 34 players who earned All-Ivy League honors.
Siedlecki previously spent four seasons as the head coach at Amherst from 1993-1996. The Lord Jeffs went 20-11-1 during that time, and won the NESCAC title in 1996 with a 7-1 record. From 1988-1992, he served as the head coach at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where his teams went 36-11-1 over five seasons. Siedlecki’s 1990 team went 8-0-1 overall, while his 1992 squad had a 9-1 record and won the Freedom Football Conference championship. He was twice named the American Football Coaches Association District I Coach of the Year, in 1992 and 1996.
Prior to his time as a head coach, Siedlecki served as an assistant at Albany (1976-1979), Wagner (1980) and Lafayette (1981-1987).
Siedlecki is a 1974 graduate of Union College, where he earned letters playing both running back and linebacker and earned a bachelor’s degree in history. He and his wife, Nancy, have three children: Kevin, Jackie and Amy.