Chadd Braine is currently working at Saint Anselm College football program as the squad’s Defensive Backs Coach and Special Teams Coordinator.
Previously he was the Defensive Coordinator for East Stroudsburg University. With the Warriors in 2017, Braine mentored a defensive unit that led all divisions of NCAA college football in forced fumbles per game (3.09) while ranking second in fumble recoveries (23) and fifth nationally with 31 takeaways.
Braine also spent five years at William Paterson University from January 2008 through April 2013 as the the Pioneers Defensive Coordinator. He coached several defensive units that ranked in the top-10 in NCAA Division III in pass defense, total defense and scoring defense.
Prior to William Paterson, Braine was the Defensive Coordinator at Northern Michigan University for two years after serving as the Linebackers coach at the Michigan Technological Institute. He has also served as a defensive coach at South Dakota and Ferrum College in Virginia.
Nick is currently the Offensive Line Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Norwich University in Vermont.
Before arriving at Norwich, Spause served as an assistant coach, the prior two years, at Delaware Valley University, where he oversaw the Tight End and H-Back position groups. While at Delaware Valley he was responsible for organizing positional meetings, film breakdown, and organizing the scout team during practices. He also served as the Special Teams Coordinator and defensive line coach during the Spring 2021 season.
The East Stroudsburg graduate had the opportunity to begin his career as a graduate assistant coach at his alma mater. In the role he took responsibility in breaking down film, drawing up opponents plays from film for practice, as well as being responsible for the evaluation of potential recruits.
Spause was later named the running back and tight end coach at East Stroudsburg in Feb. 2018. He took responsibilities of working with the special teams' scout team and was responsible for the organization of positional meetings.
As a player, Spause was a two-year letter winner for the Warriors. He also was recognized as a 2016 member of the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, which recognizes starters and significant reserves who have a 3.2 GPA throughout their undergraduate studies.