Cully & Edwards Named To Football Coaching Staff

WORCESTER, Mass. – The College of the Holy Cross football team has named Steve Cully its tight ends coach and Edwyn Edwards its assistant secondary coach, as announced by head coach Tom Gilmore.

Cully has been with the Crusaders for the last two years, assisting the coaching staff. He previously served as the tight ends coach at Dartmouth during the 2011 season, helping the Big Green tie for second place in the Ivy League with their first winning record in conference play (4-3) since 2003. Cully was also the tight ends coach at Colgate in 2010, as the Raiders went 7-4 overall. A 2008 graduate of the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in sociology, Cully was a three-year starter for the Huskies on the offensive line and earned second team All-Independent honors as a senior. He went on to play professionally in NFL Europe and the Arena Football League.

Edwards joins the Crusaders after spending the last two years as the secondary coach at Anna Maria College, helping to build a program which played its first game in 2009. He is a 2011 graduate of King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a double minor in psychology and sociology. Edwards served as the Monarchs' team captain during his senior year, and was selected to the Middle Atlantic Conference All-Academic team.

The Crusaders are currently taking part in spring practice, and are scheduled to play their annual spring game on Saturday, April 12.