Mount Union Football Coaching Legacy

Mount Union football has not only had excellence on the field but off the field as players and former assistant coaches have gone on to achieve success from high school state championships to Super Bowl titles. Equally important is each of these men have gone on to have a positive influence on the players they have coached and communities they live in.

Below is a listing of men that played or coached under Mount Union coaches Ken Wable (1962-85), Larry Kehres (1986-2012) or Vince Kehres (2013-present) and are currently coaching or working in football.

  • Dwayne Aaron, Moravian College (Pa.)
  • Robbie Aldinger, Grand Valley St. University (Mich.)
  • Tony Alford, Ohio State University
  • Dan Allen, University of Memphis  
  • Tyler Alwardt, Chippewa Valley H.S. (Mich.)
  • Charlie Avila, LaVerne University (Calif.)
  • Brian Bailey, Ball State University
  • Mike Baker, Smithville H.S. (Ohio)
  • Beau Balderson, GlenOak H.S. (Ohio)
  • Chris Beck, Case Western Reserve University
  • Eric Brock, Green H.S. (Ohio)
  • Zac Bruney, Wheeling Jesuit University
  • Ed Bubonics, Solon H.S. (Ohio)
  • Tony Buckler, Nordonia H.S. (Ohio)
  • Kevin Burke, Case Western Reserve University
  • Matt Campbell, Iowa State University
  • Jason Candle, University of Toldeo
  • Dom Capers, Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Matt Caponi, Iowa State University
  • Zach Carney, Valparasio University (Ind.)
  • Nick Ciani, Madison H.S. (Ohio)
  • Ricky Ciccone, University of Toledo
  • Joe Cockerham, Heritage H.S. (Va.)
  • Joel Cockley, University of Mount Union (retired)
  • Shawn Collins, University of Mount Union
  • Nick Cook, Chicago Christian H.S. (Ill.)
  • Scott Coy, Norwayne H.S. (Ohio)
  • Jeff Craddock, Tarboro H.S. (N.C.)
  • Kollyn Crenshaw, University of Mount Union
  • James Daniels, University of Dayton 
  • Moe Daniska, Canton McKinley H.S. (Ohio)
  • Geoff Dartt, University of Mount Union
  • Marcello DeAngelis, Parma Valley Forge H.S. (Ohio)
  • Mike Demster, United Local H.S. (Ohio)
  • Buzz Edwards Ashtabula Lakeside H.S. (Ohio)
  • Brett Ekkens, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Mike Elder, Avon H.S. (Ohio)
  • Daryl Ely, University of Mount Union
  • Sean Fisher, UT-Martin
  • Brian Flinn, Villanova University
  • Anthony Frate, Hillcrest H.S. (S.C.)
  • Bob Frey, Kentucky Christian University
  • Tyler Funk, Indiana State University
  • Aarik Gault, Hanover College (Ind.)
  • Mike Gibbons, Medina Highland H.S. (Ohio)
  • Matt Gildersleeve, University of Buffalo
  • Jon Gonell, Avon H.S. (Ohio)
  • Alex Grinch, University of Oklahoma
  • Phil Guard, Georgia Southern University
  • Paul Gulling, University of Mount Union
  • Mike Hallett, University of Toledo
  • Ben Hart, Methodist University (N.C.)
  • EJ Henderson, Cornell University (N.Y.)
  • Kelechi Ibeh, Bloomfield H.S. (N.J.)
  • Adam Indorf, Norwayne H.S. (Ohio)
  • Brooks Jenkins, University of Mount Union
  • Brent Johnson, Marysville H.S. (Ohio)
  • Caleb Jones, Little Miami H.S. (Ohio)
  • Chris Kappas, University of Mount Union
  • Matt Keith, North Carolina Wesleyan University
  • Tim Kennedy, University of Toledo
  • James Kent, St. Lawrence University (N.Y.)
  • Christian Klinec, University of Toledo
  • Jason Knapp, Wadsworth H.s. (Ohio)
  • Matt Kostelnik, Avon Lake H.S. (Ohio)
  • Derek Leach, Shenandoah H.S. (Ohio)
  • Jason Lewis, Heidelberg University
  • Jim Lunardi, Ravenna H.S. (Ohio)
  • Josh Ludwig, East Liverpool H.S. (Ohio)
  • Judd Lutz, Tiffin Columbian H.S. (Ohio)
  • Ron Lynn, Stanford University (retired)
  • Tom Madeira, Burlington Twp. H.S. (N.J.)
  • Ryan Magary, Avon H.S. (Ohio)
  • Pat Mahoney, Wesley College (Del.)
  • Tom Manning, Iowa State University
  • Jason McElhaney, Sharon H.S. (Pa.)
  • Jeremy McElroy, Geneva College (Pa.)
  • Brett McLean, Saint Clairsville H.S. (Ohio)
  • Steve McNeely, Guilford College (N.C.)
  • Austin Mercer, Central College (Iowa)
  • Adam Mihoci, Heidelberg University
  • Kyle Miller, University of Mount Union
  • George Momirovic, Tennessee Titans
  • Don Montgomery, University of Mount Union
  • Logan Nemeth, Concord University (W.Va.)
  • Matt Orbany, Virginia Tech
  • Reggie Overton, UNC-Wilmington
  • Cole Parrish, Greensboro College (N.C.)
  • Dean Paul, Ohio Northern University
  • B.J. Payne, Hilton Head H.S. (S.C.)
  • Mike Pechac, Indiana University
  • Larry Pinto, Mayfield H.S. (Ohio) (retired)
  • Ed Pollock, Mentor H.S. (Ohio)
  • Joe Prevesk, Euclid H.S. (Ohio)
  • Erik Raeburn, Gannon University (Pa.)
  • Vic Ricketts, Aurora H.S. (Ohio)
  • Aaron Robinson, Gonzaga Prep H.S. (D.C.)
  • Nick Rodriguez, University of Mount Union
  • Bill Rychel, St. Thomas (Fla.) University
  • A.J. Sarbaugh, Fairless H.S. (Ohio)
  • Dave Sartin, Finlandia University (Mich.)
  • Mike Schuff, Washington & Jefferson (Pa.)
  • Taurice Scott, Alliance H.S.
  • Ben Shenk, Massillon Perry H.S. (Ohio)
  • Mike Sirianni, Washington & Jefferson (Pa.)
  • Nick Sirianni, Indianapolis Colts
  • Arthur Smith, Wesley (Del.) College
  • Dave Smith, Otterbein University (retired)
  • Max Smith, Boca Ciega H.S. (Fla.)
  • Bob Spaite, Columbiana H.S. (Ohio)
  • Terrance Stanton, Ohio Northern University
  • Troy Starr, Mount Miguel H.S. (Calif.)
  • Luke Summers, Ferrum College (Va.)
  • Justin Todd, Wadsworth H.S. (Ohio)
  • Jim Tsilimos, Carrollton H.S. (Ohio)
  • Brian Tyla, Stow H.S. (Ohio)
  • Corey Unckrich, Alliance H.S.
  • Keith Wakefield, Massillon Perry H.S. (Ohio)
  • Jon Wallace, Green H.S. (Ohio)
  • Ed Warriner, University of Michigan
  • Ross Watson, University of Toledo
  • Stan Watson, Texas A&M University
  • Josh Weber, Lipscomb Academy (Tenn.)
  • Jesse Wells, Shenandoah H.S. (Ohio)
  • Josh Wells, Rocky River H.S. (Ohio)
  • Brian Wervey, Aurora H.S. (Ohio)
  • Matt Williamson, Urbana University (Ohio)
  • Jeff Wojtowicz, University of Mount Union
  • Dan Wondolowski, Parma Holy Name H.S. (Ohio)
  • Chas Yoder, Martins Ferry H.S. (Ohio)
  • Mike Yurcich, Ohio State University
  • Jim Zebrowski, University at Buffalo