Jim Zebrowski, offensive coordinator at highly successful NCAA Division III Wisconsin-Whitewater the past three seasons, has joined the staff of Northern Illinois football coach Jerry Kill.
Zebrowski will coach the Huskie quarterbacks, taking over for assistant Pat Poore who will now coach NIU wide receivers. Receivers coach P.J. Fleck left DeKalb last week for the same position on the staff of Rutgers.
Zebrowski also coached quarterbacks and wide receivers at Whitewater, which won national titles in 2007 and 2009 and finished second in 2008.
The Warhawks were 42-3 during his time in Whitewater, including 15-0 this past season, when the offense averaged 42.5 points and 489.6 yards-per-game.
His quarterbacks completed 71.1 percent of their passes with 30 TDs and seven interceptions. He ws named the 2009 Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year and Division III Coordinator of the Year by FootballScoop.com.
"We're excited about adding Jim Zebrowski to our staff at Northern
Illinois," Kill said. "He brings a tremendous amount of knowledge
and experience as the offensive coordinator for two national
championship teams. It is great to bring in a guy that has accomplished the things we want to do here, who also has recruited the Chicago
The Strongsville, Ohio, native played football at Mount Union College and served on the coaching staffs at Southern Illinois and Millikin University and was head coach and DIII Lakeland in Sheboygan, Wis., for four seasons. He was at SIU before Kill took over that program.