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John Anselmo
Special Teams Assistant

Bio

1st year in NFL/1st year with the Bills

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

John Anselmo will begin his first year as an NFL coach with the Buffalo Bills in 2013 as the team’s special teams assistant. Before coming to Buffalo, Anselmo spent the previous four years at Syracuse under head coach Doug Marrone. From 2009-10, Anselmo coached the Orange secondary before being elevated to assistant head coach for the 2011-12 seasons. In 2011, Anselmo coached the linebackers and special teams and the secondary and special teams units in 2012.

  • In 2011, Anselmo helped guide LB Dyshawn Davis to ECAC Defensive Rookie of the Year honors and LB Marquis Spruill to All-BIG EAST second-team accolades

Anselmo had two head coaching stints at Nassau Community College that spanned 18 years (1987-94 and 1999-2008).

  • His career record of 152-27 (.804) was the best among active junior college coaches.
  • In his 18 years as the school’s head coach, led the program to 12 Junior College Bowl appearances
  • Was also a professor in the Department of Health at Nassau Community College

In between his head coaching position at Nassau Community College, Anselmo was the Georgia Tech secondary coach from 1995-98. The Yellow Jackets won the 1997 Carquest Bowl.

Anselmo began his coaching career in 1977 at Nassau Community College as the school’s defensive coordinator before being elevated to head coach in 1987.

 

PERSONAL

Anselmo was a three-sport standout in football, wrestling and baseball at Cortland State… earned a bachelor of science degree from SUNY Cortland in 1971 and a master of science from Syracuse in 1972… he and his wife, Carol, have three children, Allison, Tracy and Peter, and six grandchildren... Anselmo was a SUNY Cortland C-Club 2010 Hall of Fame inductee.

 

ANSELMO’S COACHING CAREER

NFL

 

 

Buffalo Bills

2013

Special Teams Assistant

 

 

 

COLLEGE

 

 

Syracuse

2012

Assistant Head Coach/Secondary/Special Teams

Syracuse

2011

Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers/Special Teams

Syracuse

2009-10

Secondary

Nassau Community College

1999-2008

Head Coach

Georgia Tech

1995-98

Secondary

Nassau Community College

1987-94

Head Coach

Nassau Community College

1977-86

Defensive Coordinator

1st year in NFL/1st year with the Bills

COACHING EXPERIENCE

John Anselmo will begin his first year as an NFL coach with the Buffalo Bills in 2013 as the team’s special teams assistant. Before coming to Buffalo, Anselmo spent the previous four years at Syracuse under head coach Doug Marrone. From 2009-10, Anselmo coached the Orange secondary before being elevated to assistant head coach for the 2011-12 seasons. In 2011, Anselmo coached the linebackers and special teams and the secondary and special teams units in 2012.

  • In 2011, Anselmo helped guide LB Dyshawn Davis to ECAC Defensive Rookie of the Year honors and LB Marquis Spruill to All-BIG EAST second-team accolades

Anselmo had two head coaching stints at Nassau Community College that spanned 18 years (1987-94 and 1999-2008).

  • His career record of 152-27 (.804) was the best among active junior college coaches.
  • In his 18 years as the school’s head coach, led the program to 12 Junior College Bowl appearances
  • Was also a professor in the Department of Health at Nassau Community College

In between his head coaching position at Nassau Community College, Anselmo was the Georgia Tech secondary coach from 1995-98. The Yellow Jackets won the 1997 Carquest Bowl.

Anselmo began his coaching career in 1977 at Nassau Community College as the school’s defensive coordinator before being elevated to head coach in 1987.

PERSONAL

Anselmo was a three-sport standout in football, wrestling and baseball at Cortland State… earned a bachelor of science degree from SUNY Cortland in 1971 and a master of science from Syracuse in 1972… he and his wife, Carol, have three children, Allison, Tracy and Peter, and six grandchildren... Anselmo was a SUNY Cortland C-Club 2010 Hall of Fame inductee.

ANSELMO’S COACHING CAREER

NFL

Buffalo Bills

2013

Special Teams Assistant

COLLEGE

Syracuse

2012

Assistant Head Coach/Secondary/Special Teams

Syracuse

2011

Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers/Special Teams

Syracuse

2009-10

Secondary

Nassau Community College

1999-2008

Head Coach

Georgia Tech

1995-98

Secondary

Nassau Community College

1987-94

Head Coach

Nassau Community College

1977-86

Defensive Coordinator

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