Trent Poelker is in his first year as an assistant coach at Mount Union and will work with the specialists.
Poelker spent 16 years as an assistant football coach at McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois. Poelker began his coaching career as an assistant defensive backs and outside linebackers coach at Western Illinois University. As a player, Poelker lettered in football and baseball at Illinois College before earning two letters as a defensive back at Millikin (Ill.).
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Millikin while he and his wife Jennifer and their three children reside in Canal Fulton, Ohio.