After a couple of years away from the Capital Region on the Columbia University football coaching staff, John Audino is returning to the place he has always called home. On Tuesday morning, the longtime Union head coach was formally introduced as La Salle Institute football's leading man.

While Audino continued to follow his passion of coaching at Columbia, there was something missing. His family. His heart. His home. Football is a big part of who John Audino is, but it is hardly everything. That's why when the opening at La Salle came about, it was a no-brainer for Audino to get back to his home.

Audino's first season with the Cadets will coincide with a brand new turf facility. It's a new era for La Salle football and there is no one more excited than Audino himself. He joined Big Board Sports to talk about the new venture in his coaching career: