Coordinator, WVU Varsity Club
Former Mountaineer standout offensive lineman Dale Wolfley returned to his alma mater in 2008 as the coordinator of player relations. He joined the West Virginia staff after a three-year stint as the head coach at Phoenix Community College in Phoenix.
Wolfley is responsible for the player development of the football student- athletes, including working with the student services staff with at-risk players, helping to facilitate community service projects, administering the WVU Varsity Club and educating the players on agents.
He also oversees the life skills program for the Mountaineer football team. He handles hundreds of speaking requests from churches, schools and civic organizations and also sends player memorabilia to charitable organizations to raise money for their groups.
During this past spring, more than 150 former football letterwinners returned to the campus to take part in the Gold-Blue Game weekend, playing in the alumni game, visiting the WVU Children’s Hospital and participating in an alumni golf tournament.
He assists the football program in the areas of organization and administration, including the day-to-day operations of the football office, prospect information and videos, on-campus recruiting and the annual high school coaches’ clinic.
Wolfley assists with the logistical aspects of on-campus recruiting, coordinating hotel accommodations, meals, game tickets and game-day recruiting functions.
He assists with the planning and execution of the annual clinic for high school coaches, including setup, meals, registration, vendors and guest speakers. He also coordinates the summer jobs program for the football players and is the liaison with the employers and the compliance office.
Wolfley was a four-year letterwinner on the offensive line for the Mountaineers from 1987-90. He helped lead WVU to one of the greatest three-year periods in the school’s history, including an undefeated regular season in 1988 and an appearance in the National Championship game.
He earned All-EAST honors, was named to the ECAC All-Star team and was selected a Sporting News All-American.
After graduation, he served as an offensive graduate assistant with the Mountaineer program from 1993-95. During that time, he assisted with the offensive line. WVU won its first BIG EAST championship in 1993 and made an appearance in the Sugar Bowl.
After spending 10 years in private business, Wolfley was a member of his older brother Ron’s coaching staff at Phoenix College as the defensive coordinator for one year before being named the head coach.
Wolfley, and his wife, Kathleen, have four children, Stone, Maverick, Jaden Oz and Talley.