Washington State hires running backs, special teams coach

Washington State has hired Dave Ungerer to coach running backs and special teams, the school announced Tuesday.

Ungerer has previously coached at Oregon State, Alabama, California and Maryland. He coached at Elon College in North Carolina last season.

“We are very fortunate to have Dave join our staff,” coach Paul Wulff said in a statement. “He has a tremendous knowledge of the game, is a great communicator and motivator, and his reputation as a special teams coach is second to none. He will make a huge impact on our special teams play as well as our running game.”

The Edison, N.J., native is a 1980 graduate of Southern Connecticut State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education and health.

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