Colin Hitschler joined Wisconsin in 2023. He was a part of the wave of coaches that came from Cincinnati with Luke Fickell. So who is Colin Hitschler? Let’s take a closer look and get to know the Badgers’ co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach.
Who Is Colin Hitschler? Facts About The Badgers Coach
- In 2012, he was the defensive backs coach, special teams, and recruiting coordinator at Widener (Pa.), helping the Pride go 11-1, win the Middle Atlantic Conference championship, and advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
- Prior to his role as the safeties coach at Cincinnati, he had been part of a UC staff that helped lead the Bearcats to back-to-back 11-win seasons in 2018 and 2019.
- As UC’s safeties coach, he led the development of 2020 All-AAC First Team selection James Wiggins and 2021 All-AAC First Team selection Bryan Cook.
- He was named one of the “rising-star assistants you need to know” by On3 for 2022.
Colin Hitschler’s Age And Personal Life
Hitschler is 36 years old. He is married to his wife Rebecca and they have two children together, Catherine and Isabel.
Where Is Colin Hitschler From?
Hitschler is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He wrestled at Pennsylvania for four years before earning his degree in communications and commerce. He then transitioned into coaching at the NFL level.
Colin Hitschler Coaching Experience
|Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)
|Training Camp Assistant
|Kansas City Chiefs (NFL)
|Player Personel Assistant
|Salve Regina (R.I.)
|Co-Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Line
|Special Teams Coordinator/Defensive Backs
|Director of Football Operations
|Quality Control – Defense
|Senior Defensive Analyst