Clint Wiley returns for his 12th season overall and fifth consecutive season as linebackers coach in 2010. In addition, he is beginning his fourth year as Special Teams Coordinator. Wiley coached at Villanova from 1998-2004, before becoming the head coach at Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing, New Jersey in 2005. Wiley will recruit southern New Jersey and Delaware.
Last year, all three of Wiley's linebackers earned All-Conference honors. Junior Terence Thomas was a first team selection, senior Osayi Osunde was a second team choice and junior Marquis Kirkland was named to the third team. Thomas led the Wildcats in tackles in 2009 and was also named a second team All-American. From a special teams standpoint, Wiley's kickoff coverage unit led the CAA for the third straight season in kickoff coverage and junior Matt Szczur was named the CAA Special Teams Player of the Year. Szczur averaged 27.2 yards per kickoff return to rank fourth in the country in that category.
In 2008, Wiley guided two of his three starting linebackers to All-CAA honors. Osunde led the Wildcats in tackles for the second straight year en route to first team All-Conference honors, while Kirkland was a second team All-CAA selection. Osunde was a third team All-Conference selection in 2007. From a special teams standpoint, sophomore kick returner Angelo Babbaro and senior place kicker Joe Marcoux were third team All-CAA honorees.
In 2004 as Villanova's defensive line coach, Wiley coached both Jamil Butler and Darrell Adams to first team All-Atlantic 10 accolades and Terence Taylor to second team honors. Butler also earned second team All-American distinction. This was the second consecutive year that Wiley guided Butler and Adams to All-Conference accolades. In 2003, Adams was a first team All-Conference selection, while Butler was a second team choice. Also, in 2003, Wiley helped lead Taylor to third team All-Conference distinction.
During the 2001 campaign, Wiley was instrumental in defensive lineman Kwesi Solomon earning All-Atlantic 10 distinction for the third straight year when Solomon was named second team All-Conference. Under Wiley's guidance in 1999, Solomon led the team in sacks and was rewarded for his play by being named first team All-Atlantic 10.
Before arriving at Villanova in 1999, Wiley was the assistant defensive line coach at Boston University. He began his coaching career at Western Connecticut where he served as the Colonials' defensive line coach.
Wiley attended Urbana University where he was a four-year starting defensive lineman. His best year came as a senior when he was team captain, defensive MVP and first team All-Mid States Conference. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Urbana in 1995 and he obtained a Masters Degree in Education from Western Connecticut in 1997.
Wiley and his wife, Lauren, reside in Somerdale, N.J. with their six-year old daughter Jade, four-year old daughter, Shay and one-year old son Carson.