Vinnie Camera has been named the new head coach of the Fairfield Ludlowe Falcons’ varsity football team.

Athletic Director Dave Schulz announced the hiring of Camera as the new coach today, saying “Vinnie was the standout candidate in the interview process and we are looking forward to him joining our staff at Fairfield Ludlowe.”

A graduate of East Haven HS, he was a four-year letter winner in football. He went on to play football for Fairfield University, where he earned his degree in 2001.

He began his coaching career as an assistant at Fairfield Prep in 2000.

In 2007 he was hired by Platt Tech to establish a football program there.