COACHING STAFF

JOE DELLA VECCHIA - HEAD COACH

Joe Dellavecchia has been coaching at St. Joe’s for 31 years, serving as head coach since 1998. A 1981 graduate of the school, he played both football (all-league 1979, 1980) and baseball (all-league 1981) while at St. Joe’s, and has been directly involved in nine of St. Joe’s 13 state football championships; first as a player, he was captain of the 1980 team – the first football state championship in school history; as an assistant coach (1988, 1989, and 1990), and as head coach (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018 and 19).

He has also won numerous coaching awards over the years; CHSCA Assistant Coach of the Year (1997), FCIAC Coach of the Year (2005, 2009, 2013), CT Post Coach of the Year (2009), New Haven Register Coach of the Year (2010), National Football Foundation Coach of the Year (2009, 2010).  ​

Coach Dell has the unique distinction of winning a state football championship at the same school as a player, an assistant coach, a head coach, and while coaching his son, Joseph, who was an all-state quarterback on the 2009 and 2010 state championship teams.

​In addition to coaching football at St. Joes, Coach Dell was an assistant coach for the school's 2006, 2007 and 2010 girl's state championship softball teams, and is currently an assistant girls lacrosse coach.

A teacher in the Stratford school system, he is married to the former Kathleen Morrissey (SJ 1981), and they have four children; Christine (SJ 2009), Joseph (SJ 2011), Lauren (SJ 2013), Kara (SJ 2015).

joedell@sjcadets.org

GARY CLARK - ASSISTANT COACH

Coach Clark, a graduate of Notre Dame High School (West Haven) holds a degree in Human Performance from Southern Connecticut State University. He has coached at the high school, post graduate and collegiately for over twenty years.  The Fairfield resident helps coordinate the defense for the Hogs. 

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BRENNAN FRAZCEK- ASSISTANT COACH

Coach Fraczek, a seventh year member of the St. Joe’s football staff,  serves as the teams offensive line coach. Coach Frazcek played at Newtown High School, where he was a member of the 1990 and 1992 class MM state championship teams. He lives in Trumbull with Johanna and their three sons Gavin, Keenan, and Beckett, and is a history teacher at Stratford High School.

DAVE CHERVANSKY - ASSISTANT COACH

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GREG TONZOLA - ASSISTANT COACH
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JOHN FINAN - ASSISTANT COACH

Coach Finan is in his 9th year as freshmen wide receivers coach.  A St. Joe’s graduate (Class of 2006),  he played football all four years while attending St. Joe’s, and received the Spirit Award, signifying his commitment to his school, his coaches and his teammates, as a senior.  Finan also served as the varsity baseball team’s manager his junior and senior year.  A 2010 graduate of Springfield College, Coach Finan works for United Healthcare.

STEVE NEUGEBAUER - ASSISTANT COACH

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MICHAEL MORRISSEY - ASSISTANT COACH
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KEVIN KELLOG - ASSISTANT COACH
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MARK KEENEY - ASSISTANT COACH
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BRENDAN WALKER - ASSISTANT COACH
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JEFF WASIKOWSKI  - ASSISTANT COACH
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