Former UConn quarterback Jonathan "D.J." Hernandez has been named Ledyard football coach.
"I believe we've hit a home run with this hire," athletic director and assistant principal Jim Buonocore said Friday. "His coaching experiences at the high school, college and pro levels along with his educational background are some of his big pluses. He'll be a great addition and resource for our student athletes."
Hernandez replaces Mark Farnsworth, who served as interim coach at Ledyard last season.
In addition to being a two-year captain and a quarterback at UConn, Hernandez, a Bristol Central graduate, was the 2003 Connecticut Gatorade player of...