Morgantown, West Virginia – Former West Virginia head coach Frank Cignetti, Sr. has passed away. The cause of death was not disclosed.
Cignetti, 84, who coached the Mountaineers from 1976-1979, was 17-27 during his time in Morgantown.
Frank Jr., who is the offensive coordinator at Pitt, posted the following message on his social media account today: “So proud to be your son, player and assistant. You are my hero and I love you so much.”
I was blessed to have a great Dad! He inspired me and so many others. Love you Dad! Rest in peace. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/J4XtmYC0Ck
— Curt Cignetti (@JMUCurtCignetti) September 10, 2022