Paul Frisone
Paul Frisone
Title: Assistant Coach - Outside Linebackers/Video Coordinator
Phone: 401/863-1812
Position: Assistant Coach - Outside Linebackers/Video Coordinator
Recruiting Area: AZ, Southern CA, NM, NYC/LI

Beginning his 18th season on the Bears’ coaching staff, Paul Frisone will once again work with the outside linebackers. Frisone, who has been on the defensive side of the ball since his arrival as a defensive assistant in 2000, now has two Ivy League Championships under his belt.

Frisone has received accolades for developing a young and inexperienced outside linebacker group who played a key role in Brown’s 2005 Ivy League Championship.

Frisone came to Brown from Union College, where he was defensive line coach for three years. During his tenure at Union, the Dutchmen compiled a 22-7 record and were the 1999 ECAC Division III Champions. The 1999 team also featured the number-one ranked pass efficiency offense in the country, and the #2-ranked overall defense in the nation.

A 1993 graduate of Western New England College, Frisone earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Government. He was a four-year letterwinner for the football team at defensive tackle, while also lettering in wrestling for two years.

A native of Schenectady, New York, Frisone and his wife, Tracy, reside in Somerset, Mass, with their three-year-old son, Samuel.

All-Ivy Players Coached by Frisone

  • 2001  Uwa Airhiavbere (Honorable Mention OLB)
  • 2003  Anjel Gutierrez (Honorable Mention OLB)
  • 2007  Jon May (Honorable Mention OLB)
  • 2008  Miles Craigwell (Honorable Mention OLB)
  • 2011  Dan Smithwick (Second Team OLB)
  • 2012  Ade Oyalowo (Second Team OLB)
  • 2013  Ade Oyalowo (First Team OLB)
  • 2014  Ryan MacDonald (Honorable Mention OLB)