Gavin Fitts is entering his sixth season with the Framingham State football program and will serve as the special teams coordinator and defensive backs coach.
Fitts spent the previous three seasons as the head varsity football coach at the Dexter School in Brookline, where he continues to teach mathematics and coach ice hockey and baseball.
Under Coach Fitts’s leadership, the Rams have improved in the special teams phase of the game in each of the past four seasons. In 2011, the Rams ranked 1st in the conference in net punting, 2nd in kickoff coverage, 3rd in field goal percentage, and 4th in punt return average. Fitts has mentored an all-conference returner, as well as an all-division punter, during his time at Framingham.
A 2002 graduate of Hamilton College, Fitts played both football and baseball for the Continentals. He holds a master’s degree in coaching and physical education from Boston University. Fitts currently resides in Charlestown with his wife, Whitney, and two daughters, Chandler and Harper.