Norm Chow adds 4 more coaches to staff

Norm Chow
Norm Chow

MANOA (HawaiiNewsNow) - Four additional assistant coaches will join the Warriors next season.

University of Hawaii head football coach Norm Chow announced offensive assistants Tommy Lee, Keith Uperesa and Chris Wiesehan, along with defensive assistant Daronte' Jones will join the inaugural staff.

According to UH, Chow currently has seven assistant coaches, but is expected to fill two vacancies, including a defensive coordinator position, next week.

"This group of coaches have years of experience at every level of football," Chow said in a UH press release. "Our players will be able to learn from the very best in the business. They have proven track records and have been successful everywhere they've been. We're very fortunate to have them."

Lee has coached for more than 40 years, most recently as the head coach for Montana-Western, an NAIA school in Dillon, Mont. There, he won two Frontier Conference Championships.

Uperesa has coached at UNLV, Utah, USC and Idaho State. He spent the past two seasons as the offensive line coach at Nicholls State.

Wiesehan's coaching experience includes UCLA, Syracuse, James Madison, the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, among others. He spent the past two seasons with the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers as the receivers coach.

Jones has coached at UCLA, Bowie State and Nicholls State. He recently finished his first season with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes in 2011 as the defensive backs coach.


UH Announces Three More Members of Norm Chow's Coaching Staff

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