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Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams

Head Coach - Offensive Coordinator

Phone: 444-8908

Coach Williams Bio

Wife: Nancy
Sons: Matt and Nick
High School: Rochester John Marshall, 1983
Colleges:
University of Notre Dame, BS Biology, 1987
Winona State University, BS Life Science Teaching, 1989
College of St. Scholastica, M. Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, 2000
Owatonna High School Biology-Human Genetics, Human Anatomy & Physiology

Football Coaching Experience:
1987-88  Roch JM      Varsity Assistant
1989       Owatonna    9th Grade Assistant
1990       Owatonna    B-Squad Assistant
1991-95  Owatonna    Varsity Assistant
1996-21  Owatonna    Varsity Head Coach
Record as Head Coach:
194 Wins, 78 Losses in 26 seasons (.713), *Most wins in Big 9 History
Big 9/SE Coach of the Year-1999, 2007, 2102, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019
Section 1 Coach of the Year-1998, 1999, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Minnesota Class 5A Coach of the Year-2013, 2017, 2018
All Star Game Head Coach-2000
State Coach of the Year-2013 (MFCA), 2018 (MN Vikings, WCCO, USA Today)
NFL Don Shula National Coach of the Year Finalist-2018
MFCA President-2021-22

Marc Achterkirch

Marc Achterkirch

Associate Head Coach, Defensive Coordinator, ILB's

Phone: 444-8988

Coach Achterkirch Bio

Wife: Jill
Children: Margo, Grant and Molly
High School: Blaine
Colleges: University of MN-Duluth, BS
                College of St. Scholastica, MS
Playing Experience: Blaine, UMD
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 26
Butch Nash Assistant Coach Award: 2012
MFCA Assistant Coach of the Year: 2013
All Star Game Assistant Coach: 2013, 2016
Owatonna High School Activities Director
 

Doug Wanous

Doug Wanous

Offensive Line

Coach Wanous Bio

Wife: Katie
Children: Luke and Millie
Colleges: Concordia-Moorhead, BA
                Mankato State-MS, Ed Ad Spec
Playing Experience: Owatonna, Concordia
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 30
Butch Nash Assistant Coach Award: 2014
MFCA Assistant Coach of the Year: 2020
All Star Game Assistant Coach: 2021
Owatonna High School English/Interim Dean of Students
                
 

Jerry Eggermont

Jerry Eggermont

OLB's, KOR, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Coach Eggermont Bio

Wife: Wendy
Children: Lindsay and Madison
High School: Cooperstown, ND
Colleges: Mayville State, BS
                St. Scholastica, MS
Playing Experience: Cooperstown, Mayville State
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 24
Owatonna High School Physical Education
Assistant Varsity Track and Field-Throws
Head Strength and Conditioning

Marc Wiese

Marc Wiese

Offensive Line

Coach Wiese Bio

Wife: Sara
Children: Mitchell and Zach
High School: Owatonna
College: Mankato State, BS
Playing Experience: Owatonna, Mankato State
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 27
ALC Classroom EA
MAAP STARS Student Advisor

Matt Skala

Matt Skala

Running Backs

Phone: 444-8833

Coach Skala Bio

Wife: Kristin
Children: Kelsey, Megan, Brinley, and Camryn
High School: Owatonna
College: UW-Eau Claire, BS
Playing Experience: Owatonna, Southwest State, UW-Eau Claire
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 19
Owatonna High School REACH Program

Mark Clauson

Mark Clauson

Defensive Backs, Special Teams

Coach Clauson Bio

Wife: Kacie
Children: Kade, Kali, and Kiah
High School: Fulda
College: Mankato State, BS
Playing Experience: Fulda
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 14
Washington Elementary Physical Education

Neil Thompson

Neil Thompson

Defensive Backs

Coach Thompson Bio

Wife: Lindsay
Children: Paige and Josiah
High School: Owatonna
College: UW-Stout, BS
Playing Experience: Owatonna
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 14
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Nate Skala

Nate Skala

Wide Receivers

Coach Skala Bio

Wife: Diane
Children: Shelby, Carson, and Jayden
High School: Owatonna
College: Winona State, BS
Playing Experience: Owatonna, Winona State
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 11
Federated Insurance

Kevin Stelter

Kevin Stelter

Defensive Line V/B

Phone: 444-8894

Coach Stelter Bio

Wife: Adele
Children: Aaron, Andrew, Benjamin, and Ahnna
High School: Lake Benton
College: St Olaf, BA 
                University of St. Thomas, MA
Playing Experience: Lake Benton
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 32
Owatonna High School Math
Head Varsity Boys Track and Field

Seth Muir

Seth Muir

Varsity Assistant D-Line

Coach Muir Bio

Wife: Annie
Children: Sophia, Isabella, Liam, and Finn
High School: Owatonna
Colleges: Concordia-Moorhead, BA
                UW-Whitewater, MS
                Miami (OH)-MS
Playing Experience: Owatonna
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 13
Owatonna High School Biology
 

Michael Bengen

Michael Bengen

Varsity Asst; Wide Recievers

High School: Farmington
College: Winona State, BA
Playing Experience: Farmington HS
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: first
Physical Education/Health Teacher Faribault BA

B-Squad Coaches

Kyle  Melcher

Kyle Melcher

B-Squad Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator, Varsity Tight Ends

Phone: 444-8223

Coach Melcher Bio

High School: Owatonna
College: Winona State, BA
Playing Experience: Owatonna, Winona State
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 7
McKinley Elementary Physical Education

Adam Woitalla

Adam Woitalla

B-Squad Defensive Coordinator

Coach Woitalla Bio

High School: Northfield
College: St. Olaf, BA
Playing Experience: Northfield
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 6
Owatonna High School Social Studies
Head Varsity Wrestling

9th Grade Coaches

Dean Walters

Dean Walters

9th Grade Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator

Phone: 444-8900

Coach Walters Bio

Wife: Marcie
Children: Anna, Daniel, Nathan, Mackenzie, Kylie, and Noah
High School: Amboy-Good Thunder
College: UM-Morris, BA
Playing Experience: Amboy-Good Thunder, UM-Morris
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 22
Owatonna High School Social Studies, retired

Steve Zappa

Steve Zappa

9th Grade Defensive Coordinator

Coach Zappa Bio

Wife: Kim
Children: Joe, Sam, Mike, and Ben
High School: Hill Murray
College: University of St. Thomas, BS
Playing Experience: Hill Murray, St. Thomas
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 19
Zappa Agency-American National Insurance

Cole Orlowski

Cole Orlowski

9th Grade Assistant

Coach Orlowski Bio

Wife: Krista
Children: Jackson, Kara
High School: Owatonna
College: Minnesota West
Playing Experience: Owatonna
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 4
Realtor-RE/MAX Venture
 

Benjamin Flack

Benjamin Flack

9th Grade Assistant

Wife: Emily
Children: Wesley, Logan, Cooper
High School: Mentor Christian
College: Maranatha Baptist; United States Sports Academy
Playing Experience: Maranatha
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 2
OCS Principal

Danny Hoffman

9th Grade Assistant

Wife: Molly
Children: Olivia, Marshall,2 Grace
High School: Morris, IL
Playing Experience: Morris, IL
Years Coaching Owatonna Football: 
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