Head Coach Chris Monfiletto
Chris Monfiletto became the Kenyon College Lords head football coach in January of 2012. Before coming to Gambier, Monfiletto was the offensive coordinator at Lycoming College, where he directed an offense that averaged approximately 360 yards and 28 points per game.
In Monfiletto's two years at Lycoming the team had a combined 14-6 record. In 2011, the Lycoming offense finished second in the Middle Atlantic Conference in rushing yards per game, set a school record for total yards in one game, and gained national ranks of second in turnovers lost and fourth in turnover margin. In addition to his football coaching duties, Monfiletto also served as Lycoming's acting director of athletics.
Prior to his time at Lycoming, Monfiletto built his wealth of experiences in a variety of roles at several institutions. For two years, he was the head football coach at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. Before joining Western Reserve in 2008, Monfiletto spent three years as a running backs coach and recruiting coordinator at Davidson College.
In 2004-05, he served as the special teams coordinator and wide receivers/defensive backs coach at his high school alma mater, the Hun School of Princeton, leading the team to the New Jersey prep A state title. While at Hun, Monfiletto also served as a history teacher and residence life director.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, and raised in Solebury, Pennsylvania, Monfiletto earned a combined ten letters in football, baseball, and basketball at Hun. He went on to play collegiate football at Davidson, where he graduated in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in History. This past summer he earned a master's degree in Athletic Administration from Ohio University's College of Business.