Football

Elliot Uzelac
Elliot Uzelac

Position:
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line

Experience:
Two Years


Uzelac is in his second tour as the Hoyas' offensive coordinator after joining the coaching staff in 2004. Immediately prior to coming to Georgetown Uzelac had a two-year head coaching stint at St. John's Military High School in Washington, DC. He adds 32 years of collegiate coaching experience to the Blue and Gray and will tutor Georgetown's tackles and tight ends.

In his first year at Georgetown the Hoyas averaged over 150 yards per game on the ground and current senior Kim Sarin produced the only 1,000 yard rushing season in the history of Georgetown football, rumbling for 1,051 yards.

Uzelac spent time as a head coach at two division I-A institutions, Navy (1987-89) and Western Michigan (1975-81). At Western Michigan Uzelac was named the Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year in 1976 and had five consecutive winning seasons. His other years were spent at various elite football institutions, he was the offensive line coach at the University of Maryland (1998-00), offensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota in 1997, the Associate Head Coach-Offensive Coordinator at the University of Kentucky between 1995-96, the Offensive Coordinator at the University of Colorado for the 1993-94 seasons, the Offensive Coordinator, Assistant Head Coach at Ohio State University in 1991 and for eight years the offensive line coach at the University of Michigan under Bo Schemblecher.

Uzelac's coaching career began in 1964 as an Assistant Coach at Chestertown High School in Chestertown, Indiana. He was the high school coach of the year in West Virginia in 1967 while coaching at Logan High School. His collegiate career began the next year in 1968 at Bowling Green State University.

A 1964 graduate of Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Michigan Uzelac completed his Masters of Education at Bowling Green University in 1965. Uzelac is a native of Gary, Indiana and currently lives in Bowie, Maryland with his wife Wendy. The Uzelac's have two children, Lisa, 39, and Nick, 35, and four grandchildren, Jordan, Elliot, Isaac and Reese.

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