Artie Asselta, a 1999 graduate of
Hofstra University, brings 11 years of coaching experience to the
UNH sidelines for his first season in 2012. Asselta spent the last
two seasons at Southeastern Louisiana University as the
Quarterbacks Coach and coordinated the passing game that ranked in
the top 20 in D-I FCS in both years. Prior to his stint in
Louisiana, he spent six seasons with Sacred Heart University from
2004-09, where he was the Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers Coach
& passing game coordinator for five seasons and coached the
running backs for one season.
While at Sacred Heart, Asselta coached WR Stephen Tedesco, who became the all-time leading WR in the school's history, and Dale Fink, the leading passer in Northeast Conference history.
In 2002-2003, Asselta coached the running backs at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, where he mentored Bryant Jacobs, the first running back to rush for over 1,000 yards since the school moved to the D-I FBS level, and Rookie of the Year Kevin Payne the following season.
Asselta began his coaching career directing the wide receivers as a graduate assistant at Stony Brook University.
Asselta played quarterback at Hofstra from 1995-99.
Artie, a native of New Hartford, N.Y., is married to Jessica Asselta, and they are the proud parents of one daughter, Alexis.