Tim Dunn

Director of Athletics

Tim Dunn played for Springfield College as an offensive guard in his freshmen year. His collegiate experience ended in 1989 with an ACL knee injury while playing as Outside Linebacker. He studied Physical Education and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1990. Tim holds a professional certification in Physical Education in the state of Connecticut. While at Springfield College Tim was in the ROTC program and enlisted in the US Army Reserve in 1987. He completed his training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He finished his service as an E-4 Specialist, grenadier and infantryman in 1990.

Tim Dunn earned his Master of Arts Degree in Physical Education with a concentration in Athletic Administration from WMU in 1996. Tim is a member of the NIAAA and CAAD, (National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association and Connecticut Association of Athletic Directors).

Tim began his career as a Physical Education instructor and coach at Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During that time, Tim managed the winter strength and conditioning program for both boys and girls, was the middle school basketball coach and Head freshman Football and baseball coach. His collegiate coaching career included a stop at Division 1A Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI as a Strength, and Conditioning Coach from 1993-1996. Tim trained major Division 1A athletic teams under the direction of the Head S&C Coach for men and women; trained all football players and managed twenty walk-on athletes. During his employment, Tim helped with the purchase and floor plan design of the 5,000-square foot strength and conditioning facility that included $80, 00.00 in exercise equipment

Tim landed his first collegiate football coaching position at Division 111 Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, ME as a Defensive Line Coach in 1997. While at Maine Maritime he coached an All-American Nose Guard. He was also in charge of the strength program for the football team.

Returning to Connecticut in 1998, Tim coached at Division 1AA Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT. While at CCSU he coached an All-American Outside Linebacker and was also the football staff liaison to the weight room. Seeking to be a head coach, Tim moved to Cheshire Academy in 1999 and established an offensive system that led to an All-New England Wide Receiver award. Tim served as a Physical Education Teacher, Assistant Athletic Director and Middle School Basketball Coach.

Returning to his alma mater; Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury, CT, Tim served as the Head Football Coach, and Teacher. He was responsible for acquisition and purchase of a new weight room facility. Tim started the school’s first weightlifting team in 2001.

As a twelve year Physical Education Teacher at Saint Rose School in Newtown, CT, Tim assisted with the quality needed to allow Saint Rose to be considered and awarded as a 2009 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence which included growing and managing the after-school sports programs for over 130 participants.

As the Defensive Coordinator for Sacred Heart, Tim coordinated the strength and conditioning program for the football, basketball, golf and boys and girls track teams in 2013 and, collaboratively worked as the Varsity Outside Linebacker/Running Backs Coach and Junior Varsity Defensive Coordinator for the Immaculate/Abbott Tech, Co-op. team. His relationship continued with Immaculate during the summer of 2015 as the Immaculate High Schools trainer for boys’ and girls’ soccer, volleyball, and field hockey teams.

As a leader in the Connecticut Chiefs Semi-Pro Football Team in West Haven, CT, Tim was the Head Football Coach and Offensive Coordinator for the 2015 season. He installed his own spread offensive system and the offense was one of the leading teams in the New England Football League.

Tim joined Immaculate with an appreciation of its outstanding students, its college-preparatory programs its Christ centered mission and excellent athletic programs. Tim Resides in Waterbury with his wife Patty, son Connor-16 and daughter Molly Rose-11.