WILLIAM R. UNSWORTH
July 2008 to November 2009
Offensive Coordinator Tiffin University
In 2008 my offense was in the top 25 in NCAA II in Passing, my QB was #2 in the nation in passing. He broke 7 Tiffin records and is number 2 in two categories. My best receiver was #2 in NCAA DII in receptions with 91. Four of our receivers were ranked in the top 100 receivers in NCAAII
January 2007 to January 2008
Offensive Coordinator, Saginaw Valley State University
SVSU was 7-3, the offense finished: 424,3 yards per game Total Offense, averaged 29.2 points per game, ranked 12th in NCAA II in Pass Offense, the Quarterback was ranked 21st in Total offense, 19th in Pass Yardage per game (only played in 8 ½ games due to injury).
Coached the punter who finished 5th in NCAA II 42 yards per punt.
February 2005 to June 2006
Offensive Coordinator, Kentucky Wesleyan College
Finished 2005 with the single season leading rusher in school history, 4 First Team All Conference members and two Honorable Mention All conference members.
July 2003 to January 2005
Wide Receiver Coach/Punter Coach, Saginaw Valley State University
Finished 2004 7-3 ranked in the top 25 in DII.
Finished the 2003 season 11-0, Great Lakes Athletic Conference Champion 10-0, ranked #1 in the NCAA II , Final Record 21-1 NCAAII Quarterfinalist.
Sophomore punter was # 1 in the conference and First Team All Conference with a 41.6 average and ranked #18 in the nation.
Two receivers were selected to the first Team All Conference Team; both receivers were selected to the annual Cactus Bowl, an annual DII All Star Game. Each one signed a free –agent contract with an NFL team.
Feb. 1998 to Dec. 2002
Head Football Coach, Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana.
Took over a program that has had two winning seasons in a ten-year span. We played in the Heartland Collegiate Conference and played a schedule, which each of my last two seasons included five teams ranked in the top twenty-five in Division III and had three playoff qualifiers. In my five seasons our records were 1998 6-4, 1999 4-6, 2000 4-6, 2001 3-7 and 2-8 in 2002. In 1998 and 1999 our offense was ranked in the top ten in D III in Pass Offense and Total Offense. In 2000 and 2001 we were ranked in the top twenty-five in D III in Pass Offense (despite having to use three different quarterbacks). In 2002 the offense was ranked 18th in D III Pass Offense despite losing
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our number one QB from an injury with two games left in the season. In the 2001season we had an American Football Coaches Association D III All American Defensive Lineman (there is only one team chosen).
Member of the committee that oversaw the planning and construction of the new football stadium
August 1996 to Feb 1998
Offensive Coordinator/Assistant Head Coach for Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Lakeland finished the 1996 season 8-2 and the 1997 season 10-0, winning 18 in a row; the second longest winning streak in the NCAA. The offense was 7th in NCAA III in total offense in 1996 (490 yds. per game) and 1997 (485 yds. per game). #1 Pass offense in 1997 (357.3 yards per game), 2nd in 1996 (368 yds. per game), and was 5th in scoring in 1996 (45.5 yds. per game), 7th in 1997 (40.4 pts. per game). Our completion rate was over 60% each season.
In 1996 Lakeland was ranked 34th in NCAA III and in 1997 was ranked 11th be Don Hansen’s College Football Gazette. We had 10 All-Conference offensive players in 1996 and 8 in 1997. One of my receivers was named All-American as was my quarterback. My quarterback was twice named Illini-Badger Conference Player of
the Year. He threw 101 TD passes (an NCAA record 40 in 1996) and had a all division NCAA record 894 completions and threw for 11,295 yds in his career of 39 games.
January 1991 to December 1995
Offensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator for Gardner Webb University, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017
Went to a team that was 2-8 the previous year, changed from a Veer offense to a multiple passing offense. In five seasons (56 games counting the playoffs in 1992) accomplished the following:
* 3 winning seasons (Gardner Webb has only had 10 winning seasons in their history
* Averaged 382 yds per game in Total Offense
* Averaged 29 points a game
In 1992 Gardner Webb was 12-2 overall, NAIA Division One Runner-up, 7-0 in the South Atlantic Conference, Conference Champions.
* The offense finished the regular season as the NCAA-II Statistical Champion in Passing Offense (367.8 ypg), third in NCAA-II Scoring Offense (45.3 ppg), and fifth in NCAA-II in Total Offense (482.8 ypg).
* The team finish as the NAIA-I Statistical Champion in Total Offense and Scoring Offense and was second in Passing Offense.
* Gardner Webb’s offense also set two NAIA team records, nine South Atlantic Conference team records, a dozen conference individual records, eighteen school records, and fifteen individual school records during the regular season.
* Coached three first team All-Americans and one Honorable Mention All-American, including the Don Hansen/USA-Today NAIA MVP and Offensive Player of the Year, my quarterback.
* Coached four First Team All-South Atlantic Conference players, including the SAC Offensive Player of the Year.
* Had players finish the year as the NCAA-II’s:
Leading passer in yards, touchdowns, attempts, and most yards total offense.
Leader in total receptions, total receiving yards, touchdowns, receptions per game, and in
receiving yards per game.
Individual leader in kick scoring, PAT’s made and PAT’s attempted
Third best player in total offense per game.
16th and 23rd best scorers.
* Had the 3rd all time leader in receptions in a single season at any college division (114).
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* Had players finish the year as the NAIA-I’s:
Leader in total yards offense, TD passes, pass attempts, pass completions, total passing yards, sixth best individual in total offense per game, and third best individual in passing yards per game.
Leader in total receptions and total yards receiving, second best individual in TD receptions , and fourth best individual in receptions per game.
Leader in total kick scoring, PAT’s made and attempted.
Ninth leading individual scorer.
* My starting QB from 1991-1994 was the all time conference leader in passing yards (10,793 yds) and TD passes (85).
Offensive Consultant/Talent Evaluator for the Charlotte Rage Arena Football Team.
On a part-time basis (due to commitments to Gardner Webb) helped develop and install the Rage offense in pre-season training camp. In the spring; worked try-out camps for both the Rage and the Canadian Football League.
In 1993 and 1994, the Rage qualified for the Arena League playoffs.
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator for the Charlotte (N.C.) Barons, Champions of the Minor League Football System. Led the league in scoring, total offense, and passing offense.
The league was designed to get players ready for the NFL or the World League. I had eleven players on my offense that had been in the NFL
Head Football Coach/Assistant Dean of Admissions at Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania 18766.
Took a program that was in total disrepair to back-to-back 7-3 seasons in 1986 and 1987. (Developed eleven All-Americans, eight All-ECAC selections, thirteen All-Middle Atlantic Conference picks, the Most Outstanding Player and Outstanding Freshman in the ECAC in 1987.)
Set 22 offensive records and set records for the most quarterback sacks in a season and most blocked kicks in a season.
Ranked as high as tenth in the NCAA-III polls in 1978. Increased the squad size from 50 in 1980 to over 100 reporting to camp my last three seasons. In eight years, all but one player who finished their eligibility graduated.
Offensive Line Coach/Head Wrestling Coach/Weight Event Coach in Track/Assistant Professor of Physical Education at Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana 46131.
In 1980, Franklin was ranked 12th in NCAA-II. In 1981, Franklin was ranked 11th in NCAA-II. In 1977, part-time coach for the defensive line. During five years of involvement, Franklin College was Heartland Collegiate Conference Champion three times.
As a wrestling coach, I had four winning seasons, four participants in National Tournaments and one All-American.
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Defensive Coordinator/Head Track Coach/Assistant Wrestling Coach/English Instructor at Franklin Community High School, Franklin, Indiana 46131.
Freshman Football Coach/Assistant Wrestling Coach/Assistant Track Coach/Physical Education Teacher, Scecina Memorial High School, Indianapolis, Indiana 46201.
Masters in Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405
Physical Education Major, English Minor, Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana 46131.
-Four year letterman in Football and Track. Captain of 1970 football team. -Most Outstanding Defensive Football Player 1970, Most Outstanding on the track team 1971, -Winner of the Wil B Nelp Award for Outstanding Senior Athlete 1971,
-School record holder in the Shot Put.
Scecina Memorial High School, Indianapolis, Indiana 46201
Football and Track letterman
* In charge of community Service projects for Tiffin University
* In charge of Bulldog Buddies, a community service project at Gardner Webb
* Coordinate academic study halls and tutoring for the football team at Lakeland College
* Red Cross Life Saver
* Emergency Medical Technician 1980 Indiana Certified
* Work summer camps in Indiana, Tennessee, and Wisconsin
* Guest speaker at service clubs and high school awards programs
* Speaker at football coaches’ clinics
* Held a Strength and Conditioning Clinic at Wilkes University
* Raised money for the first weight room at Wilkes University
* Published “Attacking the Goal Line with the Passing Game” in Pennsylvania Football Coaches