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Steve Scarnecchia
Assistant to the Head Coach

Biography

Steve Scarnecchia enters his third season with the Atlanta Falcons as assistant to Head Coach Dan Quinn after spending the previous four years at Syracuse University. As assistant to the head coach, Scarnecchia is responsible for coordinating the Falcons meeting and practice schedules and football calendar, managing the football budget, and orchestration of team and staff events as well as providing administrative assistance to the coaching and operations staffs.

He joined the Orange football program as the video coordinator in 2011 and shifted to the director of operations in January 2013. While at Syracuse he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, including the overall management of the football budget, team travel, bowl game coordination, and The Scott Shafer Football Camps. In addition, he was also responsible for game day management, the coordination and planning of team events, and special projects related to the football program.

In two years as the Syracuse video coordinator, Scarnecchia’s role included managing the entire video services department, in addition to directing the football team’s social media, and online recruiting efforts. He served in a producer role in creating content for these multimedia platforms. Scarnecchia was also active in steering many of the technology decisions for the renovation of of the program’s state-of-the-art facility in Manley Field House.

Prior to arriving in Syracuse, Scarnecchia spent 10 years managing video operations at the college and professional levels. Scarnecchia’s NFL experience includes serving as a video director and director of multimedia for several professional teams and Division I programs, as well as a season spent abroad in a similar role with the NFL Europe. In these roles, Scarnecchia oversaw the production of all preparation materials for the coaching staff and players as they worked each week to devise a gameplan for the upcoming opponent.

The son of longtime Patriots assistant coach Dante Scarnecchia, Steve Scarnecchia earned his bachelor’s degree in television, radio, and film from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications while graduating cum laude in 2000.

Steve Scarnecchia enters his third season with the Atlanta Falcons as assistant to Head Coach Dan Quinn after spending the previous four years at Syracuse University. As assistant to the head coach, Scarnecchia is responsible for coordinating the Falcons meeting and practice schedules and football calendar, managing the football budget, and orchestration of team and staff events as well as providing administrative assistance to the coaching and operations staffs.

He joined the Orange football program as the video coordinator in 2011 and shifted to the director of operations in January 2013. While at Syracuse he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, including the overall management of the football budget, team travel, bowl game coordination, and The Scott Shafer Football Camps. In addition, he was also responsible for game day management, the coordination and planning of team events, and special projects related to the football program.

In two years as the Syracuse video coordinator, Scarnecchia’s role included managing the entire video services department, in addition to directing the football team’s social media, and online recruiting efforts. He served in a producer role in creating content for these multimedia platforms. Scarnecchia was also active in steering many of the technology decisions for the renovation of of the program’s state-of-the-art facility in Manley Field House.

Prior to arriving in Syracuse, Scarnecchia spent 10 years managing video operations at the college and professional levels. Scarnecchia’s NFL experience includes serving as a video director and director of multimedia for several professional teams and Division I programs, as well as a season spent abroad in a similar role with the NFL Europe. In these roles, Scarnecchia oversaw the production of all preparation materials for the coaching staff and players as they worked each week to devise a gameplan for the upcoming opponent.

The son of longtime Patriots assistant coach Dante Scarnecchia, Steve Scarnecchia earned his bachelor’s degree in television, radio, and film from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications while graduating cum laude in 2000.