Kevin McCadam is in his third year on the athletic staff at WVU and first as the coordinator of speed development, overseeing all aspects of speed and power development for the football team.
McCadam came to Morgantown in 2010 after a stint at Virginia Tech as a graduate assistant, following a successful five-year NFL career.
While at Virginia Tech, McCadam worked with the Hokie football team, as well as both the men’s and women’s basketball teams from 2008-10. From 2002-05, he was a safety for the Atlanta Falcons, where he played in 55 games and finished with 50 tackles. He signed with the Carolina Panthers for the 2006 season, playing in all 16 games and recording 11 tackles.
McCadam was a two-year member of the Virginia Tech football team from 2000-01. He played in 20 games and finished his college career with 111 tackles and two sacks. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Virginia Tech, in 2001, and his master’s degree in education in 2009, also from Virginia Tech.
A native of Lakeside, Calif., McCadam and his wife, Jessica, have four children - Mia, Kole, Mason and Kam.