Football Coach Bio
|Title:||Assistant Offensive Line Coach|
Vincent Giacalone enters his second season as the Mountain Hawks’ assistant offensive line coach. In his first year on the Lehigh staff, Giacalone helped mold an offensive line in transition into one of the Patriot League’s top offensive line units. With four first-time starters in the mix, Lehigh led the Patriot League in passing offense and ranked fifth nationally in fewest sacks allowed.
Giacalone came to Lehigh from Carnegie Mellon where he was a three-year varsity letterwinner then Assistant Coach for the past two seasons. While there, he served as Wide Receivers coach in 2010 before working with the tackles and tight ends in 2011. Giacalone was the Offensive Video Coordinator, managing the capture and distribution of games and practices to coaches, players and opponents. He served as Co-Recruiting Coordinator as well.
Vincent’s brother Frank (Lehigh ’10) was a starting offensive lineman for the Mountain Hawks and a member of the 2010 National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society. The prestigious honor went to senior starters or significant substitutes achieving a 3.2 cumulative GPA throughout the entire course of undergraduate study, and meeting all NCAA-mandated progress towards degree requirements.
Giacalone played at Carnegie Mellon from 2005-08, serving as starting tight end during the 2006 season, while also impressing in the classroom. He graduated with a strong 3.3 GPA, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History and Policy. Giacalone went on to earn his Education Certification from Chatham College and finished his Master’s Degree in Sports Psychology (from California University of Pennsylvania) in December 2012.