Zach Handy has been named the Offensive Line Coach for the Alfred State football team. He will join the staff under first year head coach Scott Linn.
Handy is excited and ready to get started. "I look forward to working with our student-athletes as we help them prepare for success on and off the field."
Coach Linn thinks believes Handy will be a great asset to his staff. "I have had the opportunity to work with Coach Handy in the past and know he will be a tireless recruiter and develop our offensive linemen."
Handy spent last season as a graduate assistant offensive line coach at Alfred University where the Saxons rushed for 2,541 yards in 11 games and had three linemen named All-Empire 8. He also planned and implemented individual periods, assisted with creating weekly offensive scouting reports, and game plans. He also worked with the PAT/FG team and the punt return unit.
Prior to AU, Handy was an assistant offensive line coach at Utica College. On top of his offensive line coaching duties, he served as the Academic Mentor and assisted with the strength and conditioning program.
Handy has also worked at the TNT Linemen Camp in Utica (2012-15), the Utica College High School Team Camp (2016), the TNT Linemen Camp in Rochester (2017), and the Greg Gattuso's Big Dog Football Camp at the University of Albany (2017).
Collegiately, Handy played at Utica where he was a four year member of the offensive line (guard, center, and tackle). He appeared in 19 games and made 11 starts (1 at guard and 10 at tackle.
Handy graduated from Utica in December 2016 with a bachelor's degree in history/adolescent education.