LaCivita spents five seasons at NC State as the Director of Operations for the Wolfpack football program.
LaCivita has worked with three other Division IA football programs in the past 26 years, serving as the Assistant to the Head Football Coach at Auburn University from 1996-98 before he came to NC State.
LaCivita graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1971 with a B.A. in psychology. In 1977, he earned his master's of public health from the University of Pittsburgh and in 1984, he received his doctorate of philosophy in higher education from the University of Pittsburgh.