Carparelli Named To Irish Staff

Feb. 15, 2001

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Nick Carparelli, Jr., former assistant director of football operations at Syracuse, has joined the University of Notre Dame athletic staff as a football administrator.

Carparelli replaces Liz Dalton who joined the University of Texas at San Antonio athletic administration last summer as associate athletic drector. He assists in managing the administrative aspects of recruiting and is in charge of other assigned football operations. He serves as a liaison for the football office to a number of administrative offices in the athletic department and on campus.

Carparelli served as head freshman basketball coach at Cheshire High School in Cheshire, Conn., for four seasons from 1996 through 2000 -- working under his father, Nick Carparelli, Sr., who was the Cheshire head basketball coach.

For three seasons from 1992-95, he worked as the Syracuse assistant director of football operations, helping the Orangmen to the '92 Fiesta Bowl title.

Born March 19, 1968 in New Haven, Conn., he's a 1990 graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) where he earned a degree in mechanical engineering in 1990. He played basketball for four seasons for the Engineers, captaining the squad as a senior. He also played golf for three seasons and participated with the baseball squad his senior year.

He received a master's degree in business administration from Syracuse in 1994.

A 1986 graduate of Cheshire High School, he played basketball for four seasons for his father, captaining the squad as a senior, and also played golf for four years, also captaining that team as a senior. That's the same high school where current Irish assistant football coach Steve Addazio served as head football coach from 1988-94 and coached physical education with Nick Carparelli, Sr. (it's also the alma mater of current Syracuse head football coach Paul Pasqualoni).

He was married June 3, 2000, to the former Renee LaRose.



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