|Title:||Assistant Coach - Running Backs|
Assistant coach Alex Relph begins his second season as a member of Coach Nofri's coaching staff in 2013. Relph will once again work the running backs this fall as well as serve as the strength and conditioning coach for the Pioneers.
Before coming to Sacred Heart, Relph was the offensive coordinator at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago from 2010 to 2013. He coached the quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs while helping lead his team to their first playoff appearance in the Chicago Catholic League since the program started in 2003.
He began his coaching career in 2009 as a player/coach of the Jyvaskyla Jaguars in Finland. Relph was the team's the head coach and offensive coordinator and led the semi-professional team to a 5-4 record, a franchise best mark.
Relph was a two-year starter at quarterback at Colgate University from 2005-2009. He was voted as a team captain as a senior and was a member of two Patriot League Championship teams.
He graduated from Colgate in 2009 with a degree in history.