Marco Knorr is entering his eighth season -- seventh consecutive, with the Bulldogs. His time with the Bulldogs was split up by a two-year stint working in NFL Europe. Knorr will be the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the 2012 squad.
Under his watch, Knorr has had six players earn All-Mid-South Conference First Team honors with one being named the MSC East Offensive Player of the Year.
Prior to returning to Union, Knorr spent 2005 as the running back coach of the Colonge Centurions of NFL Europe. In spring of 2006, he served as both the running back coach and the special teams coordinator of the Centurions.
In 2004, he served as the Bulldogs' passing game coordinator.
Before coming to Union the first time, Knorr was the running back coach at Illinois Wesleyan University for two seasons. He also spent time in Germany playing and coaching on the Kiel Hurricanes, a semi-pro team.
Knorr played two seasons for Urbana (Ohio) University and finished his career at West Virginia University Tech. At Urbana, he was a Second Team All-Conference selection and named to Don Hansen's National Weekly Football Gazette's NAIA All-American Team as an honorable mention in 1999. Knorr received 2002 BB&T WVIAC Senior-Scholar Award while at WVU Tech.
He received his B.S. from WVU Tech in 2002 and his M.S. from Illinois State University in 2004.
Knorr is married to the former Kellie Smith. The couple has two children.