Steve Spence takes over as offensive coordinator for Washington & Jefferson College in 2013. Spence is also the W&J Department of Athletics Strength and Speed Conditioning Coordinator for all 24 NCAA Division III sports.
Spence has been a member of the Presidents' football coaching staff since 2010. Spence has focused primarily on the Presidents’ wide receivers and tight ends, while also working as the speed conditioning coach.
Spence helped Alex Baroffio '14 become the first wide receiver in school history to record 100 receptions during his first two seasons. After a 78-catch junior year, he is only 14 receptions away from becoming the school's all-time leader. He finished the 2012 season ranked 14th in the country in receptions per game (7.8) after ranking 15th in NCAA Division III in 2011 with 110.2 receiving yards per game.
Spence came to the W&J campus after a successful two-year stint as an assistant offensive coach at John Carroll University. He also assisted with the Blue Streaks' strength and conditioning program.
A 2008 John Carroll graduate with a degree in exercise science, Spence was a two-year quarterback from 2005-2006 for JCU. He was a two-year member of the Student Athlete Unity Council and a 2006 team captain.