Kirk Ciarrocca
Position: Offensive Coordinator
Alma Mater: Temple
Graduating Year: 1990
Phone: (269) 387-8646
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Kirk Ciarrocca (shuh-ROCK-uh) was officially named offensive coordinator of the Western Michigan football program on January 7, 2013.

Ciarrocca, a graduate of Temple University, brings over 20 years of coaching experience to Western Michigan.  He was instrumental in the development of Joe Flacco during his six previous seasons at the University of Delaware and was a member of the 2003 National Championship staff.  Ciarrocca's Blue Hen 2007 offense ranked in the top 10 nationally in in scoring, total offense, passing offense, third down conversion and red-zone scoring.  He had a pair of quarterbacks drafted into the NFL during his first stint with the Blue Hens.

Ciarrocca's coaching career began at his alma mater where he assisted the offensive staff and served as the on-campus recruiting coordinator from 1990-91.  He stayed on the East Coast, working with Western Connecticut State as the passing game coordinator in 1992, at Delaware Valley College, also as the passing game coordinator and quarterbacks/receivers coach in 1993.  He returned to Western Connecticut as the offensive coordinator for two seasons before heading to coach in the Ivy League for seven seasons.  He first coached the wide receivers at Princeton from 1996-99 and then did the same at the University of Pennsylvania from 2000-02 were the Quakers boasted the top ranked passing offense and claimed the 2000 Ivy League championship.

Ciarrocca worked with Fleck during his time at Rutgers when he was the co-offensive coordinator from 2009-10 also coaching the quarterbacks.  He most recently served as the QB coach at Richmond in 2011 before returning to Delaware to coach running backs last season. 

Ciarrocca (48/DOB: 8-12-1965) and his wife Kim have two children, a daughter named Colby and a son named Cade.

Coach Ciarrocca's Coaching History
1990-91 Temple, Graduate Assistant
1992 Western Connecticut State, Passing Game Coord./Wide Receivers Coach
1993 Delaware Valley College, Passing Game Coord./Wide Receivers Coach
1994-95 Western Connecticut State, Offensive Coord./Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers Coach
1996-99 Princeton, Wide Receivers Coach
2000-01 University of Pennsylvania, Wide Receivers Coach
2002-07 Delaware, Offensive Coord./Quarterbacks Coach
2008-10 Rutgers, Co-Offensive Coord./Quarterbacks Coach
2011 Richmond, Quarterbacks Coach
2012 Delaware, Running Backs Coach
2013- Western Michigan, Offensive Coordinator

WMU All-Conference Honorees under Ciarrocca
2013 Corey Davis (WR), Second Team

WMU Specialty Award winners under Ciarrocca
2013 Corey Davis (WR), MAC Freshman of the Year