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|ROB SKARICICH- Defensive Coordinator|
Skaricich enters his 12th year as defensive coordinator for the Grove City
College football team and his 17th year overall with the College.
In 2012, Grove City led the Presidents' Athletic Conference in total defense and fewest first downs allowed, ranking nationally in the top 25 in both of those categories.
The Wolverines allowed just 283 yards per game, the fewest for a Grove City defense in 14 years.
In addition, junior cornerback Chris Gibbs became the first Grove City junior to be named a CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-American. Last year, Gibbs would become the first football player to be named a two-time Academic All-American after earning First Team honors.
Under his guidance, two Grove City defensive backs have represented the US in the Aztec Bowl. Brock McCullough played in the 2000 Aztec Bowl while saftey Aaron Magro played in the 2005 edition of the game.
In addition, Gibbs was selected to the 2013 Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) but could not compete due to injury.
A native of Wickliffe, Ohio, Skaricich spent four seasons at Marietta before joining the Grove City staff.
Skaricich played cornerback at Hiram College, graduating in 1991. He earned his master's degree from Cleveland State in 1993.
Skaricich is also the head baseball coach at Grove City. The program's all-time wins leader, he led the Wolverines to conference titles in 2001, 2001 and 2008, along with the PAC regular-season title in 2011. In 2008, he guided Grove City to its first-ever NCAA Championship Tournament berth. The 2011 Wolverines captured the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament title.