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    2020 Titan Football Coaching Staff
     
     
     
     
     
     Coaching Staff
      
     
     
    Head Coach Craig Clayberg
     
    Years at Tea Area:     11
    Teaching Assignment / Occupation:     Connections Academy Director / Strength Coach
    Graduated from:     Sutherland HS (Iowa) / Sioux Falls College / Southwest Minnesota State University
    Coaching Responsibilities:     Head Football Coach (Offensive Coordinator)
    Coaching Football Background:     1 year as assistant at Brandon Valley HS / 17 years as assistant at Sioux Falls Roosevelt HS
    Favorite Part of Coaching:     Helping and seeing student athletes reach their fullest potential.
    Family:     Wife Michelle, Daughter Sidney, Son Cade, Daughter Ellie
     
     
      
     
    Coach Brent DeBoer
     
     Years at Tea Area:     10    
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:     Activities Director 
    Graduated from:        Corsica HS / Sioux Falls College
    Coaching Responsibilities:       Wide Receivers / Defensive Backs
    Coaching Football Background:     34 years coaching football, last 18 as head coach @ SF Roosevelt
    Favorite Part of Coaching:     I love watching kids have success.
    Family:     Wife Jenny, Sons Brock & Cole
      
     
      
     
    Coach Scott Frey
      
    Years at Tea Area:     10
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:     HS Business Teacher
    Graduated from:    Marshall HS (MN) / Augustana College   
    Coaching Responsibilities:     Varsity Assistant - Offensive Line
    Coaching Football Background:     10 years at SF Roosevelt / 12 years at SF O'Gorman
    Favorite Part of Coaching:     Seeing athletes improve from day to day
    Family:     Wife Sandi, Daughter Sidney, Son Jackson
     
     
     
     
    Coach Brent Johnson
     
     Years at Tea Area:     6
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:     Elementary Physical Education at Tea Area Liberty Elementary School    
    Graduated from:    University of South Dakota
    Coaching Responsibilities:   Varsity Assistant - Defensive Line / JV & 9th Defensive Coordinator
    Coaching Football Background:    1 year at Gayville-Volin, 2 years at Flandreau Public School 
    Favorite Part of Coaching:    Getting the chance to work with kids who love football as much as I do.
    Family:  Wife Samantha, Daughter Parker
     
     
     
     
    Coach John Niesen
     
     Years at Tea Area:     5
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:  High School Math Teacher       
    Graduated from:    Britton-Hecla HS / Dakota State University
    Coaching Responsibilities:   Varsity Assistant - Receivers & Special Teams / Head Wrestling Coach 
    Coaching Football Background:  2 years Defensive Coordinator at DC West HS, in Valley, NE    
    Favorite Part of Coaching:  Getting to see and share the experience of young people growing at athletes and as people!
    Family:   Wife Krystal, Son Cade
     
     
     
     
    Coach Zach Gors
     
    Years at Tea Area:     1 
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:     
    Graduated from:     Tea Area HS / Dakota Wesleyan University
    Coaching Responsibilities:     Volunteer Varsity Coach - working with running backs and linebackers
    Coaching Football Background:     1st year coaching
    Favorite Part of Coaching:     
    Family:   
      
     
     
     
    Coach Matt Johnson
     
    Years at Tea Area:     8
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:   6th Grade Social Studies at Tea Area Middle School
    Graduated from:     Lake Benton High School, MN / South Dakota State University
    Coaching Responsibilities:   7th & 8th Grade Coach                                                                                                              
    Coaching Football Background:  1 year at Lac qui  Parle Valley (MN) 7th Grade FB / 6 Years at Huron-MS / JV-Varsity FB & 8th Grade Basketball 
    Favorite Part of Coaching:   Getting to know the student-athletes and helping them achieve sucess
    Family:   Wife Tory,  Daughter Laney, Son Ryne
     
     
     
     
    Coach Austen Hurley
     
    Years at Tea Area:     6
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:  7th Grade Math Teacher at Tea Area Middle School         
    Graduated from:    Sioux Falls Lincoln High School
    Coaching Responsibilities:   7th & 8th Grade Coach 
    Coaching Football Background:   Tea Area 
    Favorite Part of Coaching:    
    Family:   Wife Kaila, Daughter Kollins
     
     
     
     
    Coach Austin Koehler
     
    Years at Tea Area:     3
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:  High School Math Teacher         
    Graduated from:    Rock Valley HS (Iowa) / University of South Dakota
    Coaching Responsibilities:   Volunteer 7th & 8th Grade Coach 
    Coaching Football Background:   1 year Head Coach at EPJ Middle School (Defensive Coordinator)
    Favorite Part of Coaching:    To be around the student athletes and to help them develop into their full potential.
    Family:   Engaged  
     
      
     
     
    Coach Matt Brue
     
    Years at Tea Area:   3   
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:    6th Grade Technology Teacher    
    Graduated from:    Irene-Wakonda HS / Dakota State University
    Coaching Responsibilities:   Volunteer 7th & 8th Grade Coach 
    Coaching Football Background:   1st year coaching
    Favorite Part of Coaching:   Instilling lessons that allow athletes be successful on and off the field.  
    Family:    Wife Ashley, Daughter Collins
     
     
     
    Trainer Jaydon Stover
     
    Years at Tea Area:     2
    Occupation / Teaching Assignment:   Trainer, Tea Area HS (Sanford)
    Graduated from:    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
    Favorite Part of Being a Trainer:   
    Family:   Single