Coordinator of Football Officials, Atlantic Coast Conference
Dennis Hennigan is the current Coordinator of Football Officials for the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). He assumed this role in 2015. Before accepting the Coordinator position, Dennis officiated 17 seasons of NCAA Division 1 FCS Football as a Referee, first with the Big East Conference and then with the ACC. During that time, he was awarded 15 bowl games including the 2004 Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game. Among Dennis' bowl assignments are three Rose, one Fiesta, and one Chick-fil-A-Bowl. Dennis began his collegiate officiating career with the ECAC.
A resident of Camillus, NY, Dennis has practiced law for over 30 years. He is currently with Costello, Cooney & Fearon of Syracuse, NY.
Head Football Coach, Temple Univeristy
Rod Carey was named head football coach at Temple University in January, 2019. He came to Temple from Northern Illinois Uniniversity where he served as head coach for six seasons.
Coach Carey led his NIU teams to six bowl games, including leading the Mid-American Conference power against Florida State in the 2013 Discover Orange Bowl. He has compiled a 52-30 won-loss record at NIU, 38-10 in conference play, including a perfect 12-0 regular season in 2013. He has won four regular season West Division titles and two MAC Championships.
At NIU, Carey coached seven All-Americans, including defensive end Sutton Smith, who became the school’s first two-time First Team All-American.
After coaching a few seasons at his high school alma mater, Coach Carey began his collegiate coaching career at University of Minnesota. He then coached at University of Wisconsin-Stout. After a brief stint at the Illinois State, coach moved on to Univeristy of North Dakota, his last stop before moving to NIU as an offensive line coach.