Bobby Maffei joined the Baylor football staff in January 2017. He serves as a defensive quality control coach.
Maffei came to Baylor after spending the 2016 season as the cornerbacks coach at Tennessee Tech. Under the guidance of Maffei at TTU, Maleek Hall finished the season with 30 tackles, 10 breakups, two interceptions and one sack. His cornerback group finished with 30 combined PBUs.
Maffei also served as director of community outreach during his stint at Tennessee Tech. During that time, the Golden Eagles completed more than 1,000 hours of community service.
Previously he spent two seasons (2014-2015) on Matt Rhule's staff at Temple as a graduate assistant working with the defense and special teams.
Maffei moved to Temple from Pace University where he was a wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator in 2014.
Prior to his appointment at Pace, he spent three seasons at Central Connecticut State in a variety of roles. He began as director of football operations where he organized team travel, directed summer camps, and organized recruiting visits. In 2011, along with his operations role he handled quality control for the defense.
In 2012 he became the wide receivers coach and in 2013 added the responsibility of special teams coordinator. Under Maffei's tutelage, Deven Baker earned a training camp spot with the Oakland Raiders in 2012. In 2013, Tyrell Holmes was named to the All-Northeast Conference team at receiver and Rob Hollomon led the NEC in kick-off returns at 29.6 ypr -- a total that ranked 10th nationally.
The Trumbull, Conn., native, began his coaching career as a student assistant at Nebraska. He graduated from Nebraska in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in educational and human sciences. He completed a master's degree in educational leadership at Temple in 2016.