LaQuaid Manago returns to the bluffs of Southern University as the Jaguars tight ends coach in 2016. Manago also serves as the teams video coordinator charged with the maintenance of game film and the creation of weekly motivation video for the SU football program.
Manago holds the distinction of coaching tight end Montrell Jones to become an All-SWAC performer in 2015. in 2016 Dillion Beard was named to the First Team All SWAC and BOXOTROW All American Honorable Mention.
Manago served as a defensive graduate assistant for the North Carolina A&T football program. During his assignment with the Aggies, Manago assisted then defensive line coach/special teams coordinator Dawson Odums with the defensive line and special teams.
Manago's additional duties will include monitoring the Aggies participation list, inputting data for scouting reports and he will track players' attendance in study hall. Manago comes to N.C. A&T after spending four seasons at Winston-Salem State as a student assistant. As a part of the Rams' staff, Manago assisted with recruiting, edited film so the staff could scout upcoming opponents and he assisted with team workouts.
During his time at WSSU, Manago was an active member of the community. He volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, and he worked with a mentoring program that focused on helping elementary students with behavioral issues.
Manago is a Proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.