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Back in the early 1980s, Paul Scordato was the head coach at New Haven when the Chargers were a varsity team. He had good success with the program, so much so that he was offered the head job at Division I Vermont. It was at this point that his soon-to-be wife uttered a couple of questions that would change Scordato's life.

What's this coaching thing? Aren't you going to get a real job?

Scordato turned down the Vermont gig and entered the private sector, his wife smiling all the while.
"From that day, I've always regretted it and wondered where I would have wound up if I went there," Scordato said.

Thirty years later, Scordato is taking another stab at the coaching ranks, but this time with University of Connecticut, which operates in the MCLA Division I. It would seem that Scordato hasn't lost any of his coaching acumen, as the Huskies have posted a 9-2 record and are ranked No. 14 in the country.
Scordato was hired in the offseason partly because he had an extensive background in the Xs and Os of the game to maximize the UConn roster that is dripping was talent. What put him over the top was the ideas he had to reconnect the program with the parents, alums and even to the school itself, to some degree.

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