Tim Pendergast is in his sixth season as UConn's Director of Football Administration. In that role, Pendergast helps 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). Before joining the UConn staff, he 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 (20), Taylor (17) and Lia (10). Greg is a member of the lacrosse team at Quinnipiac.