Dave Ivy is a 21-year USF veteran coach, having joined the program as outside linebacker coach in 1998 after coaching four years at the high school level in the Fort Wayne area. Paul McMullen has served as the managing editor of the Catholic Review since 2008. 2701 Spring Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808. Ivy took on additional duties as equipment manager for the Cougars in 2008 and continues to serve in that capacity. 10 Miami Central set for huge Florida showdown, Follow your favorite high school teams and players, Explore and purchase photos of your local teams, St. Frances Academy vs. West Toronto Prep, Top 10 football rankings via Google Earth. Catholic Review Media provides intergenerational communications that inform, teach, inspire and engage Catholics and all of good will in the mission of Christ through diverse forms of media. (Scoring Defense, Total Defense, Rush Defense, Pass Defense Efficiency, Interceptions, Third Down Defense and Red Zone Defense).

(The football team practices at Dunbar High’s Sugar Cain Field, and plays home games at Patterson Park’s Utz Twardowicz Field). Deacon Turner is a Navy veteran. He began his journalism career with the Capital-Gazette Newspapers in Anne Arundel County, and spent more than 25 years as a sports writer for The Sun in Baltimore. (CR file). During his time with the program Jeff made the transition from Webb Electronics to the Hudl web-based video operating system. “It’s important for St. Frances Academy, and for us,” said Myles, who doubles as the school’s athletic director.

Veith was a four-year letter winner at Butler University, as a starter on the offensive line at tackle and center. “My friends were skeptical when I came here,” Amadi said. He also played in one for UF. Coate, a 1978 Bellefontaine (Ohio) High School graduate, was University of Findlay football Team Captain and MVP his senior year in 1982. In the spring of 2013 Didier (and Eric Wagoner) were promoted to co-coordinate the cougar defense. After his playing days, Nolan received free agent tryouts with the NFL’s Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys, and the CFL’s Ottawa Roughriders. Prior to joining the staff at USF, Coate spent 15 years at the University of Findlay. The Baltimore metropolitan area has never seen a high school, in the same school year, ranked No. Saint Francis University: Value Through Service, Video Platform powered by CBS Sports Digital, Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete and Leadership Development, Assistant Director of Athletics for Facilities & Operations, Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance, Associate Director for Student-Athlete Development and Academic Services, Assistant Director for Student-Athlete Development and Academic Services, Assistant Director of Compliance & Student-Athlete Support Services, Assistant Director of Athletic Communications, Director of Multimedia Services and Video Production, Football and Men's Basketball Play-by-Play, Director Of Integrated Player Development, Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator (PA District 7, District 12, VA, D.C., S. Fla, La), Running Backs/Special Teams (PA District 1, District 11, S. NJ, Tenn, Ky), Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs/Recruiting Coordinator (PA District 3, District 7, District 8, MD (PG County, Baltimore), DEL, N. FLA, CAL), Director of Operations (Football, Softball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball). Last year’s team finished with a No. Read Article, MaxPreps experts Zack Poff and Steve Montoya talk gridiron regions not always recognized. “We practiced everywhere under the sun my first 11 years here,” Shelton said. The toll taken on Baltimore City by illiteracy, addiction and incarceration was in mind when St. Frances Academy added football as an after-school diversion for boys in 2008. Read Article, With more states looking into possibility of flipping football to winter or spring, top recruits may face tough choice. He will coach the running backs and superbacks in 2020. Barnett followed that up with All-MIAA First Team honors as a returner in 2016.

His mother Nnenna, an immigrant from Nigeria, works as a nurse. Eric, his wife Natalie, daughter Hadley, and sons Liam, Maverick and Trey reside in Fort Wayne. The 2015 cougar defense, en route to a NAIA FCS final four appearance, tied an all-time NAIA record for interceptions returned for a touchdown with 7. Read Article, IMG Academy dominates Sunshine State squad while Central, Northwestern, St. Thomas Aquinas all represent well. Prior to Dwenger, he coached at Ben Davis High School when the Giants won back-to-back state titles in 2001 and 2002. Jeff was instrumental in the upgrading of the USF athletics website in 2011-12, helping USF earn a No. 1 at the end of their respective seasons in those three marquee sports. During that time, the Saints were state runner-up in 2008 and 2010. Ivy took on additional duties as equipment manager for the Cougars in 2008 and continues to serve in that capacity. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here.

Bruce Rollinson returns for his 30th year as Head Coach of the Monarchs. Prather also spent a season at Stanford University where he served as an assistant sports performance coach. Visit St. Frances Academy's Team Preview. He also serves as the high school’s head track and field coach. Not all of the Panthers’ players go on to big-time football schools.

Didier also serves as the defensive backs coach and co-coordinates recruiting efforts for the two-time NAIA National Champions. “When you’re around other good athletes, you can focus on being a student, and use this beacon of hope as a foundation to get a free college education.”. Nationally, the USF defense ranked in the top 5 in Scoring Defense, Rushing Defense and Third Down Defense. Ivy brings more than 32 years of coaching experience to the Cougar staff. He also serves as the video coordinator for the USF football team. (Scoring Defense, Total Defense, Rush Defense, Pass Defense Efficiency, Interceptions, Third Down Defense and Red Zone Defense). Prather broke into the coaching ranks in 2010 at Carroll High School in Fort Wayne where he coached the defensive line in addition to coordinating the sports performance programs for the baseball, basketball and football programs. Mother Lange was their foundress. “They didn’t see the opportunity I saw.”. In 1992, he accepted the defensive coordinator position at Elmhurst High School and in 1995 was the defensive line coach at Snider High School. University of Saint Francis graduate Matt Millhouse returns for his sixth season as Assistant Secondary Coach/Cornerbacks after serving at Bishop Luers High School as defensive coordinator, defensive backs and linebackers coach the last seven seasons. Read Article, Quinn Ewers, Raleek Brown, Jeremiah Alexander, Shemar Stewart lead list of players selected.

Jerome Shelton came a year later as a history teacher, and became the girls’ basketball coach in 1991. He currently owns and operates his own business. The school’s assets include the charism of Mother Mary Lange, who helped found the 190-year-old school; a principal whose inspirations include his schoolboy days at a Catholic sports power in the Archdiocese of Washington; and, on the football side, a regional roster and the support of a man with experience building a dynasty. Booster Club. Didier is involved with many associations in the profession, serving on committees within the American Football Coaches Association, serving on the board of advisors for XandOlabs.com, and as an advisor for telemetry sports. The official Football Coach List for the Morgan State University Bears Skip To Main ... 88.9FM Morgan St. ... 2020 Football Coaching Staff. Last fall, Poggi returned to Baltimore and became co-head coach of the Panthers with Henry Russell, who runs a football recruiting service. He also coached at Lawrence North High School. In the spring of 2013 Didier (and Eric Wagoner) were promoted to co-coordinate the cougar defense. Hurley, who was coached by Coate and played quarterback at UF in 1997, was the first NAIA Rawlings National Player-of -the -Year after NAIA merged its football programs from two divisions to one. “When you’re in a school where everyone is a good athlete, no one’s special,” Myles said. “Jim had asked me to …

He was inducted into the UF Athletic Hall of Fame in February 2015. Head Coach. In 29 seasons he has compiled an overall record of 287-83-2 and his teams have been to the CIF Finals seven times, winning six CIF Championships, two State Titles, and capturing the National Championship in 1994, 1996 and 2017. Under Didier’s tutelage, USF linebackers and defensive backs have earned numerous honors. Get Recruited/Prospect Information. StFX Department of Athletics & Recreation Coaching Staff. Millhouse helped the Knights win five state championships and coached 2012 Mr. Football, U.S. Army AllAmerican and Butkus Award winner Jaylon Smith.

Other Catholic schools spend on facilities; the Panthers invest in talent. He played quarterback for the Oilers helping UF to the 1979 NAIA Division II championship. In serving as the linebacker coach for the 2010-2014 seasons, Didier has guided 12 selections to All-MSFA teams and 3 to All-American honors.

This website was produced by David Otta Productions. Wagoner helped the Cougars advance to the NAIA Championship Game for the third consecutive season in 2006 in his senior season. Steve and his wife, Diane (who is a retired registered nurse/administrator), have two daughters, Mindi and Brittany, and one son, Chad is currently in his third season as Defensive Line Coach at Army West Point. St. Frances Academy's football rankings have been updated. Piercen Harnish, the Cougars’ AFCA All-American Linebacker also earned Victory Sports Network national player of the year honors. Prior to joining the USF team in 2010, Jeff served as host and producer of Naperville Community Television Channel 17's weekly sports shows “Naperville Sports Weekly,” “RedZone” and “Cardinal Report” for three years.