Frank Jude Scelfo (born February 9, 1959) is an American football coach who currently is the head coach at Southeastern Louisiana University. Scelfo was the offensive coordinator for the UTSA Roadrunners football team of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) from 2016 to 2017. Scelfo has also served as the quarterbacks coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college baseball at Northeast Louisiana.

Frank Scelfo
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamSoutheastern Louisiana
Biographical details
Born (1959-02-09) February 9, 1959 (age 60)
Abbeville, Louisiana
Playing career
1977–1981Northeast Louisiana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1982–1983Prairie View Academy (LA)
1984Jesuit HS (LA) (DB)
1985–86River Oaks School (LA)
1987Vidor HS (TX) (DB)
1988Orangefield HS (TX) (OC/QB)
1989–1991Chapel Hill HS (TX) (OC/QB)
1992–1994Kilgore HS (TX) (OC/QB/WR)
1995North Shore HS (TX) (DB)
1996–1998Tulane (TE/RC)
1999–2006Tulane (OC/QB)
2007–2009Louisiana Tech (OC/QB)
2010–2011Arizona (QB)
2013–2014Jacksonville Jaguars (QB)
2015Jacksonville Jaguars (sr. off. asst.)
2016–2017UTSA (OC/QB)
2018–presentSoutheastern Louisiana
Head coaching record

Coaching careerEdit

High schoolEdit

Scelfo started his coaching career coaching high school football in 1982. He coached mostly on offense, but did coach on defense a couple times. He coached in many different high schools in Louisiana and Texas.


Scelfo started coaching in college at Tulane University in 1996. He started out coaching tight ends before moving to quarterbacks and being an offensive coordinator. He coached four quarterbacks that played in the NFL. Those quarterbacks were Shaun King, Patrick Ramsey, J. P. Losman, and Lester Ricard.

Scelfo later coached at Louisiana Tech University, and the University of Arizona, where he coached Nick Foles and Matt Scott.

He was let go after two seasons at Arizona and he took a break from coaching in 2012.[1]

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Scelfo signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL season, becoming the team's quarterbacks coach on January 23, 2013.[2]

On January 28, 2015, it was reported Nathaniel Hackett would be the new quarterbacks coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars but Scelfo would remain on the staff. On February 5, 2015, it was reported Scelfo would be a senior offensive assistant.

Personal lifeEdit

Scelfo is married to Holly Kingery and the couple has two sons, Anthony and Jordan. Anthony played quarterback and baseball at Tulane and was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2008 Major League Baseball draft, while Jordan played quarterback and baseball at Incarnate Word from 2012-15. His brother, Chris Scelfo, serves as the offensive line coach for the Houston Cougars.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Southeastern Louisiana Lions (Southland Conference) (2018–present)
2018 Southeastern Louisiana 4–7 4–5 T–8th
2019 Southeastern Louisiana 8–5 6–3 T–3rd L FCS Second Round
Southeastern Louisiana: 12–12 10–8
Total: 12-12


  1. ^ Schmitz, Mike. "Scelfo taking 'redshirt year' after two seasons as QBs coach at UA". Arizona Daily Wildcat, April 27, 2012. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.
  2. ^ O'Halloran, Ryan. "Jaguars coaching staff taking shape". Florida Times-Union, January 25, 2013. Retrieved on May 9, 2013.

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