|Title:||Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs|
Jason Manson begins his third season with the Blue Devils football coaching staff in 2012 and will serve as co-defensive coordinator in addition to coaching the defensive backs. He came to Central Connecticut after coaching stints at Western Connecticut and Milford Academy.
Manson, a native of Bloomfield, CT, graduated from Iowa University in 2006 where he was a two-year letter winner, playing quarterback and wide receiver. At Iowa, he was also a member of the Team Leadership Council and the Iowa Student Athlete Advisor Committee.
He played Professional Indoor Football for a season after college and then began his coaching career as wide receivers coach at Becker College in Worcester, MA. In the spring of 2008 Manson worked as an assistant coach at Western Connecticut State University, again coaching the wide receivers.
Prior to joining Central's staff in 2010 Manson was the offensive coordinator for the Milford Academy football team in New Berlin, NY. He was responsible for game planning and play calling during his tenure at the preperatory school.