Sacred Heart Pioneers football
2022 Sacred Heart Pioneers football team
Sacred Heart Pioneers logo.svg
First season1991
Head coachMark Nofri
6th season, 51–41 (.554)
StadiumCampus Field
(capacity: 3,334)
LocationFairfield, Connecticut
NCAA divisionDivision I FCS
ConferenceNortheast Conference
All-time record89–124 (.418)
Bowl record1–0 (1.000)
Claimed national titles1
Conference titles6
Consensus All-Americans3
ColorsRed and white[1]
For information on all Sacred Heart University sports, see Sacred Heart Pioneers

The Sacred Heart Pioneers football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Sacred Heart University located in the U.S. state of Connecticut. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Northeast Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1993.[2] The team plays its home games at the 3,334 seat Campus Field.



Conference memberships

Notable former players


Conference championships

Year Coach Conference Record
2001 Jim Fleming Northeast Conference 11–0
2013 Mark Nofri Northeast Conference 10–3 †
2014 Mark Nofri Northeast Conference 9–3 †
2018 Mark Nofri Northeast Conference 7–4 †
2020 Mark Nofri Northeast Conference 3–1
2021 Mark Nofri Northeast Conference 6–1
Conference Championships 6

† denotes co-championship

Playoff appearances

NCAA Division I-AA/FCS

Sacred Heart has made four appearances in the FCS playoffs. Their combined record is 0–4.

Year Round Opponent Result
2013 First Round Fordham L 27–37
2014 First Round Fordham L 22–44
2020 First Round Delaware L 10–19
2021 First Round Holy Cross L 10–13


  1. ^ SHU Pioneers Official Logo Art. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  2. ^ Sacred Heart Pioneers Archived 2016-10-25 at the Wayback Machine, College Football Data Warehouse, retrieved October 1, 2016.