Loya came to Duquesne with seven years of coaching experience including six at his alma mater - East Allegheny High School - and one year at Baldwin High School.
The North Versailles, Pa. native played a key role in DU's rise to prominence at the I-AA Mid-Major level in guiding Duquesne to MAAC titles in 1995 and 1996. A two-time co-captain, Loya was 30-7 as a starter. He also helped lead Duquesne to a school record 19 consecutive wins during the 1995 and 1996 seasons. Upon completion of his career in 1997, Loya held 13 of a possible 15 school passing records. As quarterbacks coach at Duquesne, he helped former assistant coach Niel Loebig break a number of his school marks.
Loya completed his degree in elementary and special education in `97 and was inducted to the Duquesne Sports Hall of Fame in November 2008.
Coach Loya may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.