Adam Sitter and Scott Vestal Join Jayhawk Football Staff

Jan. 9, 2012

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Adam Sitter and Scott Vestal have joined the Kansas Football staff Jayhawk head coach Charlie Weisannounced Monday afternoon. Sitter will serve as KU’s director of high school relations, while Vestal will work at Kansas in the role of assistant director of football operations.

Sitter comes to Kansas after spending the past three football seasons on the staff at the University of Florida. Sitter was the quality control coach for Gator offense during the 2009-10 seasons and then was a graduate assistant for the UF offense under Weis during the 2011 campaign.

Prior to his time in Gainesville, Sitter spent several years in the Florida high school ranks coaching at three Orlando area high schools. He coached the offensive line at Edgewater High School (2003-04) and Hagerty High School (2005-07). He then was the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Jones High School (2008).

An Orlando, native, Sitter is a 2007 graduate of the University of Central Florida. He played center at Dr. Phillips High School, earning an appointment to attend West Point and play collegiately for Army. He suffered a career-ending injury early in his time at Army and later transferred to UCF to complete his degree and begin his career in coaching.

Vestal also joins the Kansas program from Florida. He was the quality control coach for defense for the Gators in 2011 and served in the same role at Texas during the 2010 season.

Prior to his work with the Longhorns, Vestal was a graduate assistant at Louisiana Tech, North Texas and SMU. Overall, Vestal spent four years at SMU, including a year as an assistant to the Director of Football Operations in 2003 before becoming the video graduate assistant in 2004. He also spent one year coaching in the Texas high school ranks, serving as an assistant coach at Berkner High School in Richardson, Texas.

The Dallas, Texas native played safety at Arlington Lamar High School. Vestal earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and a minor in history from Texas A&M in 2003 and a master’s degree in liberal arts at SMU.