Molnar Joins Chippewa Football Coaching Staff

MOUNT PLEASANT - Central Michigan University head football coach Brian Kelly has announced the addition of Charley Molnar to the coaching staff.

Charley Molnar, who comes to Central Michigan from Indiana State University, will coach the Chippewas' receiving corps and direct CMU's passing game.

"We're excited about Charley joining our staff," Kelly said. "He brings a great deal of experience in the MAC and specifically within the passing game. He is a well-respected individual in the coaching profession and has a bright and innovative mind."

Molnar spent one season as the offensive coordinator and associate head coach at Indiana State. He served as the quarterbacks coach at Western Michigan (2003-04) and Eastern Michigan (2002) prior to his time at Indiana State.

A 1984 graduate of Lock Haven University, Molnar began his coaching career at his alma mater that same year. Following stops at Virginia, Western Carolina and Illinois State, he served a seven-year term as the offensive coordinator at Kent State. He also coached quarterbacks and receivers at Kent State.

Kelly also announced that associate head coach Jeff Quinn will assume offensive coordinator duties in 2006. Quinn is entering his 23rd year of coaching; he and Kelly have worked on the same staff for the past 15 seasons.

Darryl Franklin, a graduate assistant on the 2005 staff, will return for 2006, while undergraduate assistant Josh Reardon will also return as a graduate assistant next season.


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