Recruiting Coach Map
Football Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Bob Chesney
Bob Chesney will be in his first year as the head football coach at the College of the Holy Cross in 2018. The 28th head coach in the history of the program, he has posted a winning record in each of his eight seasons as a collegiate head coach. A two-time Northeast-10 Conference Coach of the Year, Chesney's career record stands at 67-25 (.728 winning percentage), including five seasons at Assumption College (44-16, 2013-2017) and three years at Salve Regina University (23-9, 2010-2012). He took over an Assumption program that had posted two winning seasons in the 17 years prior to his arrival and led the Greyhounds to five-straight winning records and NCAA Tournament appearances in each of his last three years. Chesney previously rebuilt a Salve Regina program which had a streak of eight-consecutive losing seasons before his tenure, posting three winning campaigns in a row.   FULL BIO
 
Defensive Coordinator
Mike Kashurba
Mike Kashurba is in his fourth year on the Crusader coaching staff in 2017, serving as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach. In 2015, Kashurba led a Holy Cross defense which ranked second in the Patriot League in scoring defense, total defense and passing defense.   FULL BIO
Offensive Coordinator
Brian Rock
Brian Rock has served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at the College of the Holy Cross since the beginning of the 2015 season. He was also the program's interim head coach for the final four games of the 2017 campaign, leading the Crusaders to a 2-2 record in those contests.   FULL BIO
Defensive Line Coach
Charlie Noonan
Charlie Noonan is in his third season on the Holy Cross coaching staff in 2017, serving as the defensive line coach. During the last two years, he coached two-time first team All-Patriot League defensive end Dewayne Cameron. Noonan joined the Crusaders after spending the previous two seasons on the staff at Rutgers.   FULL BIO
Wide Receivers Coach
Darren Paige
Darren Paige is in his first season on the Holy Cross coaching staff in 2017, serving the wide receivers coach. Paige came to Holy Cross from Midwestern State University, where he served as the wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator from 2013-2016.   FULL BIO
Offensive Line Coach
Chris Smith
Chris Smith is in his first season on the Crusader coaching staff in 2017, serving as the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. Smith came to Holy Cross from the University of New Haven, where he served as the offensive line coach and run-game coordinator for three years.   FULL BIO
Linebackers Coach
Brian Vaganek
Brian Vaganek is in his first season on the Crusader coaching staff in 2017, serving as the linebackers coach. He has an extensive coaching background with over 20 years of collegiate experience.   FULL BIO
Running Backs Coach
Chris Benjamin
Chris Benjamin is in his first season on the Holy Cross coaching staff in 2017, serving as the running backs coach. In addition to his duties with the football team, Benjamin serves as an Adjunct Professor of Naval Science and Executive Officer of the Naval ROTC Unit at Holy Cross.   FULL BIO
Tight Ends Coach
R.J. Chidester
R.J. Chidester is in his first season on the Crusader coaching staff in 2017, serving as the tight ends coach. Chidester came to Holy Cross from Alma College, where he was a member of the coaching staff for five seasons.   FULL BIO
Assistant Secondary Coach
Anthony DiMichele
Anthony DiMichele is in his first season on the Holy Cross coaching staff in 2017, serving as the assistant secondary coach. DiMichele joined the Crusaders after serving as the secondary coach at the University of New Haven for two years.   FULL BIO
Outside Linebackers Coach
Lloyd Lee
Lloyd Lee is in his first season on the Crusader coaching staff in 2017, serving as the outside linebackers coach. Before his arrival at Holy Cross, Lee was the vice president of football operations for USA Football.   FULL BIO