KiJuan Ware is in his second season with the Georgetown football program. He will work with the receivers and took over duties as the team's recruiting coordinator prior to the 2007-08 academic year.
Ware joined the Hoya program after two seasons at Dartmouth College. While at Dartmouth, Ware coached the receivers in 2005, and spent the 2004 season tutoring the defensive backs.
Ware graduated from Springfield College in 1997 with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics and computer science. At Springfield, Ware was a quarterback in football and a pitcher-first baseman in baseball. In 1994, the Pride went to the Division II College World Series.
In 2004 he earned a master's degree from Springfield (Mass.) College in physical education and athletic administration. After graduating from Springfield, Ware returned to his hometown - Hartford, Conn. - and spent five years as a teacher at Weaver High School. He was the head teacher for the school's Academy of Finance. Ware was also the offensive coordinator of Weaver High's football team and helped Weaver win Class L state championships in 1997 and 1999.
Ware returned to Springfield College in 2002 as an assistant coach and head coach of the junior varsity program. The Pride won Freedom Football Conference titles in 2002 and 2003, when they went undefeated for the first time since 1965.
Off the field, Ware earned a pair of prestigious opportunities. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 2000 and studied in Japan and, in June 2006, was selected as one of 15 participants for the NCAA Football Coaching Academy.
Ware and his wife, Michelle, reside in Arlington, Va.