Anthony Campanile

Anthony Campanile (born August 18, 1982) is an American football coach who currently serves as a Linebackers coach for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was previously the linebackers coach for the Michigan football team.[1] Campanile was promoted in 2013 after joining the Rutgers staff in the summer of 2012 as a defensive assistant.[2]

Anthony Campanile
Current position
TitleLinebackers Coach
TeamMiami Dolphins
Biographical details
Born (1982-08-18) August 18, 1982 (age 38)
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Playing career
2001–2004Rutgers University
Position(s)Linebacker, safety
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2006Fair Lawn HS (NJ) (LB)
2007–2009Don Bosco Prep (NJ) (DC)
2010–2011Don Bosco Prep (NJ) (OC)
2012–2013Rutgers (defensive assistant)
2013–2015Rutgers (WR/TE)
2016–2017Boston College (DB)
2018Boston College (co-DC/DB)
2019Michigan (LB)
2020-PresentMiami Dolphins (LB)

Early LifeEdit

Campanile grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey and attended Fair Lawn High School.[3] Anthony would end up playing safety and linebacker for Rutgers from 2001 to 2004.


Campanile started his coaching career as a student assistant coach for Rutgers in 2005. He then went on to his alma mater, Fair Lawn High School, for one season. Anthony served as offensive coordinator after 3 years as the linebackers coach and defensive coordinator for the high school powerhouse Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, New Jersey,[4] leading the Ironmen to NJSIAA Group IV State Championships in 2010 and 2011. Don Bosco's 2011 squad compiled an 11–0 record and earned a No. 1 national ranking in several polls, including that of USA Today.


Anthony returned to Rutgers in 2012, as a defensive assistant. Campanile helped coach a unit that finished fourth in the nation in scoring defense (14.15 points allowed per game), tied for ninth in turnovers gained (32) and 10th in total defense (311.62 yards allowed per game). In 2013, Campanile became the teams wide receivers and tight ends coach. He helped mentor tight end, Tyler Kroft to Honorable Mention All-American and First Team All-American Athletic Conference. Kroft led the team in receiving yards (573) and receptions (43). Kroft was the only Scarlet Knight to record at least one reception in all 13 games and earned John Mackey National Tight End of the Week after racking up six catches, 133 yards and a touchdown versus Arkansas.

Boston CollegeEdit

On January 13, 2016, Campanile was hired as the defensive backs coach at Boston College.[5] As the co-defensive coordinator for the Boston College football team, Campanile's defensive unit ranked 65th in total defense,[6] 93rd in total passing yards defense,[7] 49th in total rushing yards defense,[8] and 29th in defensive efficiency.[9]


On January 11, 2019, Campanile was hired by the Michigan to become the new linebackers position coach and serve as a defensive assistant and he only ended up being there for 1 season.[10]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On January 16, 2020 Campanile was hired by the Miami Dolphins as the team’s linebackers coach.[11][12]


  1. ^ "Rutgers names Ron Prince offensive coordinator, elevates Dave Cohen on defense". February 19, 2013. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  2. ^ "Ron Prince and Dave Cohen Named Coordinators". February 19, 2013. Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  3. ^ Anthony campanile, Boston College Eagles football. Accessed July 16, 2018. "Hometown: Fair Lawn, N.J.; High School: Fair Lawn"
  4. ^ "Rutgers Football - Anthony Campanile". Archived from the original on October 3, 2013. Retrieved October 3, 2013.
  5. ^ Dan Duggan (January 13, 2016). "Former Rutgers assistant Anthony Campanile hired by Boston College". New Jersey On-Line LLC. Retrieved January 14, 2016.
  6. ^ "FBS (I-A) Team Total Defense Statistics - 2018". ESPN. ESPN. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  7. ^ "FBS (I-A) Team Passing Defense Statistics - 2018". ESPN. ESPN. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  8. ^ "FBS (I-A) Team Rushing Defense Statistics - 2018". ESPN. ESPN. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  9. ^ "Team Efficiencies - Defense - 2018". ESPN. ESPN. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  10. ^ Webb, Sam. "Michigan Hires BC's Anthony Campanile to Defensive Staff". 247Sports. 247Sports. Retrieved September 2, 2019.
  11. ^ "Former BC DB Coach Anthony Campanile Hired By Dolphins". Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  12. ^ Lerner, Keven. "Miami Dolphins' coaching overhaul continues with another college hire". Retrieved 2020-05-11.

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