Director of Football
Tim Pendergast began his first season as UConn’s Director of Football
Operations in July of 2008. In that role, Pendergast will help direct all of
UConn’s day-to-day operations including team travel, preseason camp, player
housing, budgetary matters and other logistical concerns.
Pendergast worked as a college football coach for 25 years,
most notably serving as head coach at Cornell (2001-03) and Hamilton College
(2000). Pendergast also worked on the staffs of Ithaca (1980, 2006), Cornell
(1981-89), Northwestern (1990-92), Maine (1992), James Madison (1993-96) and
Memphis (1997-99). He most recently worked for the SportsLink Management Group
as the National Director of its Coaches Division.
Pendergast received his bachelor’s degree in physical
education from Cortland in 1980 and a master’s in physical education from Ithaca
in 1986. A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Pendergast and his wife, Leslie, have three
children, Greg (16), Taylor (13) and Lia (6).