Matt Dence, a product of Father Judge, has been named the head coach at Valley Forge Military Academy.

Dence takes over the Cadets after serving as a wide-receivers coach last season at Georgetown. Before that, he coached for three years at Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, and was at Yale for five years.

Dence, a wideout at Judge in the early 1990s, replaces ex-NFL quarterback Glenn Foley, who stepped down last month after posting an 8-0 record in one season.

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