Frank Pecora became the 19th head coach of the Norwich University baseball team on June 30, 2015. Pecora served as the assistant baseball coach for the past three years before being promoted.
Coach Pecora earned the 2017 GNAC Coach of the Year award after the Cadets posted a 6-8 conference record, a four-win improvement from 2016. He also led Norwich to the GNAC playoffs for the first time since the 2014 season.
Pecora came to Norwich in 2013 after 38 years as the head coach of Northfield High School. While at NHS, Pecora won 15 state championships in 19 appearances and accumulated an overall recordof 488-157-1. He is a also a member of the Vermont Principal's Association Hall of Fame.
Pecora sent 28 players on to play collegiate baseball with one signing a professional contract.
He also served as athletic director at Northfield for 37 years and spent time teaching physical education, health, earths cience,anatomy, physics and biology.
Originally from Baldwin, N.Y., Pecora resides in Northfield with his wife Nelita.