|Title:||Offensive Line Coach|
Andrew Faaumu in in his first season as the Pirates' offensive line coach entering the 2018 season.
Faaumu comes to Whitworth from Western New Mexico University of the Lone Star Conference (NCAA Div. II), where he was the offensive line coach and strength and conditioning coach.
Faaumu played collegiately at the University of Hawaii, where he went from walk-on to scholarship player who appeared in 31 games over his career and was part of a Western Athletic Conference title in 2010. He graduated in 2011 and went on to play two seasons with the Tri City Fever of the Indoor Football League.
During that time he was an assistant coach with Richland High School. He spent the next two seasons as an assistant coach at NCAA Division II Western Oregon University, working with linebacker and long snappers.
Along the way, Faaumu coached at several camps and academies and worked as a personal trainer.
Faaumu takes over for Bryan Bremer, who left to become head coach at Cashmere (Wash.) High School.