University of Rochester Football Camp

Offensive Coaching Staff

Adam Griggs
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line

Adam Griggs joined the Rochester football staff in the spring of 2018.  He will serve as UR’s offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.

Griggs’ comes to the University after spending last season as the special teams coordinator and tight ends coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he worked under current UR head coach Chad Martinovich.

Prior to coaching at MIT, Griggs had multiple coaching stints at Bentley University and Assumption College.

He began his coaching career at Assumption in 2006, coaching tight ends for the 2007 season.  He then moved on to Bentley where he was offensive line coach, assistant offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator for the Falcons through 2011.

Griggs then returned to Assumption where he was the Greyhounds offensive coordinator for one season.  He went back to Bentley in June, 2013 and stayed on as special teams coordinator and wide receivers coach until 2017 when Martinovich hired him at MIT.

A three-year starter and four-year letter winner for Bentley, Griggs was a two-time All-Northeast 10 offensive lineman, earning 1st Team accolades in 2004, when he also earned All-New England regional honors.  Griggs also exceled in the classroom, earning CoSIDA Academic All-District honors in 2003.

He graduated from Bentley University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Design and Corporate Communication.  Griggs was named the Bentley Student Athlete of the Year in 2004 and 2006.

Connor Johnson
Co-Special Teams Coordinator/Wide Receivers

Johnson enters his third year with the Yellowjackets in 2017.

In his first two seasons at UR, has coached defensive backs, helping guide R.J. Borgolini to 2nd Team All-Liberty League accolades in 2015.  Will shift focus to coaching quarterbacks in 2017.

Comes to Rochester after earning three letters in football at the College at Brockport where he played in the defensive secondary and on special teams.  Graduated from Brockport with Bachelor’s degrees in Physical Education and Kinesiology.

Prior to UR, had been working as varsity football assistant coach at Irondequoit High School where he served as co-offensive coordinator and coached QB’s and DB’s.