Wolfe is a 1974 graduate of Northrop High School, where he was an honorable mention all-conference selection. Under Didier’s tutelage, USF linebackers and defensive backs have earned numerous honors. Jeff has been the driving force behind the video streaming of many USF home athletic events. He also serves as the high school’s head track and field coach. 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. For the past five seasons he has been working as the offensive line coach and run game coordinator at Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne. Since 2013, the USF defensive unit has had 43 players receive all conference honors, with 25 receiving 1st team accolades. He is well known for his tenure at Taylor University, where he was head coach, 1994- 2005. After his playing days, Nolan received free agent tryouts with the NFL’s Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys, and the CFL’s Ottawa Roughriders. Didier played in two final fours and was the USF Champion of Character selection in 2004. This defensive unit shined brightest in the NAIA championship game, holding the vaunted Reinhardt University offensive attack to their lowest scoring total in program history. Ivy brings more than 32 years of coaching experience to the Cougar staff. * The Grand Rapids, Mich., native graduated from Elmhurst College in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in finance and economics. During his time with the program Jeff made the transition from Webb Electronics to the Hudl web-based video operating system.
2 award in the NAIA-SIDA website contest. * Has coached eight NCAA Division I football student-athletes and five individuals who played professional football. * Entering his fourth year on the USF coaching staff this 2020 season and serves as the inside wide receivers coach along with being the coordinator for both the Saints' pass game and special teams. Home History Gallery Coaches. Didier and his wife, Ashley, reside in Fort Wayne with their son Aiden. Jeff was instrumental in the upgrading of the USF athletics website in 2011-12, helping USF earn a No. He then transferred to Butler University to play football and track. Millhouse helped USF to a 42-3 record from 2002 to 2007, played in three NAIA national championship games and was NAIA Defensive Player of the Week 11/25/06 while helping USF to four MSFA MEL championships. He continues to serve as an assistant track and field coach at South Side High School. For the 2010-2012 seasons, Didier served as Inside-Linebackers coach. Nolan has previously served as a USF assistant track coach working with sprinters. The 2016 unit, which earned the 1st NAIA national championship for the cougars, set a school record for sacks in season with 46 and was headlined by Mid-States Football association defensive player of the year, Lucas Sparks. He has more than 28 years of coaching experience. Nolan has previously served as a USF assistant track coach working with sprinters. St. Francis High School Football Home of the Browns .
He and his wife, Lori, reside in Fort Wayne and have two children, Leanne and Robert. 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.