Corey Hetherman Joins Football Staff

August 10, 2010
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Aug. 10, 2010

NORFOLK, Va. -- Old Dominion head football coach Bobby Wilder announced the addition of Corey Hetherman to the Monarch staff. Hetherman will be a defensive assistant working closely with ODU's linebackers.

"I am pleased to welcome Corey to the Monarch Football program," said Wilder. "He has stepped right into the thick of things with us starting practice this week and has already made an immediate impact."

Hetherman comes to Old Dominion from Western New England College where he served as the Offensive and Recruiting Coordinator, having joined the staff after Northeastern disbanded its football program. At Northeastern, he coached the outside linebackers, including two-time CAA Freshman of the Week Kyle Hunte and Jason Vega, who signed with the Hamilton Tiger Cats of the Canadian Football League. Hetherman was also a graduate assistant at Springfield College and interned with the King's College football program.

Hetherman was the starting quarterback to Fitchburg State College from 2003-2005 guiding the Falcons to an overall record of 21-11. During his career, Fitchburg State was two-time MASCAC Champions, two-time NEFC Bogan Division Champions, and made two ECAC Bowl appearances. He captained the Falcons during his senior year and was a three-time MASCAC and NEFC All-Scholastic Team honoree. He graduated in 2006 with a degree in secondary education.

Following graduation, Hetherman was the starting quarterback for the Austrian Football League's Carinthian Black Lions and the German Football League's Wuerzburg Panthers. Hetherman also spend 2007 as the Offensive Coordinator with the Panthers.