Bottiglieri leaves Emmaus for Lehigh

Published: 7:15 PM EDT Apr 19, 2013

Joe Bottiglieri has stepped down as head football coach at Emmaus to take over as linebackers coach at Lehigh.

Bottiglieri, who worked previously as an assistant coach at Lehigh under Kevin Higgins, won 70 games in 11 years at the helm at Emmaus.

Before coming to Emmaus, Bottiglieri spent one season as head coach at Central Catholic.

He has extensive assistant coaching experience at the college level, including stints at both Lehigh and Lafayette.