Brian Stark
Brian Stark
College: University of Colorado
Position: Joel E. Smilow '54 Offensive Coordinator (QB)

Brian Stark, who spent the last nine years at San Diego State, will be coordinating the Bulldog offense and coaching the quarterbacks. Stark was the Aztecs' quarterbacks coach for four seasons, director of football operations for four and had one-year stints as passing game coordinator (2005) and tight ends coach (2008). As the QB coach from 2002-05, he helped SDSU signal-callers average nearly 3,100 yards (259 yards per game) and 18 touchdowns per season. Four SDSU players under his guidance became NFL draft picks, while his quarterback protégés hold 18 SDSU and Mountain West Conference records. Before he joined the Aztecs, Stark spent a year as offensive program coordinator at Washington, where he also assisted with the Huskies' recruiting efforts. Prior to that he served as student assistant coach and assistant recruiting coordinator at his alma mater, Colorado, from 1994-99. Stark, who has worked with five bowl (Holiday twice, Fiesta, Cotton, Aloha) teams, was involved in coaching the running backs with both the Buffaloes and Huskies. After graduating from Colorado in 1997, he began his coaching career by serving as offensive coordinator at Brighton (Colo.) High School. He helped coach 12 first-team all-league and three first-team all-Colorado selections while with the Bulldogs. Stark, a Fort Morgan, Colo., native, and his wife, Sarah, have a son, Jackson. Contact Coach Stark: brian.stark@yale.edu

 

Recruiting Areas: Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Southern California (L.A. to San Diego), Texas (Houston, Austin, San Antonio)