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, Malone University (Ohio)
  • Robbie Aldinger, Southern Illinois University
  • Tony Alford, Ohio State University
  • Dan Allen, University at Buffalo 
  • Tyler Alwardt, Chippewa Valley H.S. (Mich.)
  • Charlie Avila, University of Mount Union
  • Brian Bailey, Ball State University
  • Beau Balderson, Marlington H.S. (Ohio)
  • Dan Blume, Thiel College (Pa.)
  • Eric Brock, Green H.S. (Ohio)
  • Zac Bruney, Wheeling Jesuit University
  • Ed Bubonics, Solon H.S. (Ohio)
  • Tony Buckler, Nordonia H.S. (Ohio)
  • Matt Campbell, Iowa State University
  • Jason Candle, University of Toldeo
  • Dom Capers, Green Bay Packers (retired)
  • Matt Caponi, West Virginia University
  • Nick Ciani, Madison H.S. (Ohio)
  • Ricky Ciccone, University of Toledo
  • 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, Washington & Jefferson (Pa.)
  • James Daniels, University at Buffalo 
  • 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, University of Akron
  • Mike Elder, Avon H.S. (Ohio)
  • Daryl Ely, University of Mount Union
  • Sean Fisher, Indiana University 
  • Brian Flinn, Villanova University
  • Anthony Frate, Wren H.S. (S.C.)
  • Bob Frey, Lindenwood University (Ill.)
  • Tyler Funk, Indiana State University
  • Aarik Gault, Hanover College (Ind.)
  • Mike Gibbons, Medina Highland H.S. (Ohio)
  • Matt Gildersleeve, University of Akron
  • Jon Gonell, University of Mount Union
  • Alex Grinch, Ohio State University
  • Phil Guard, Georgia Southern University
  • Paul Gulling, University of Mount Union
  • Jason Hall, Westlake H.S. (Ohio)
  • Mike Hallett, University of Toledo
  • Judd Harrold, Avon H.S. (Ohio)
  • 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)
  • Chris Kappas, University of Mount Union
  • Matt Keith, North Carolina Wesleyan University
  • Tim Kennedy, SUNY-Morrisville
  • James Kent, St. Lawrence University (N.Y.)
  • 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)
  • Ryan Magary, Avon H.S. (Ohio)
  • Pat Mahoney, Wesley (Del.) College
  • Tom Manning, Indianapolis Colts
  • Brett McLean, Saint Clairsville H.S. (Ohio)
  • Steve McNeely, Guilford College (N.C.)
  • Austin Mercer, Centre (Ky.) College
  • Kyle Miller, University of Mount Union
  • George Momirovic, Tennessee Titans
  • Don Montgomery, University of Mount Union
  • Logan Nemeth, Concord University (W.Va.)
  • Reggie Overton, University at Buffalo
  • 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, Benedictine H.S. (Ohio)
  • Erik Raeburn, Savannah State University
  • Vic Ricketts, Aurora H.S. (Ohio)
  • Aaron Robinson, Gonzaga Prep H.S. (D.C.)
  • Nick Rodriguez, University of Mount Union
  • Bill Rychel, Savannah State University
  • A.J. Sarbaugh, Fairless H.S. (Ohio)
  • Dave Sartin, Michigan Tech University
  • Jay Sawvel, Wake Forest University
  • Mike Schuff, Thiel College (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
  • John Smith, Massillon Jackson H.S. (Ohio)
  • Max Smith, Boca Ciega H.S. (Fla.)
  • Bob Spaite, Columbiana H.S. (Ohio)
  • Troy Starr, Mount Miguel H.S. (Calif.)
  • Luke Summers, Ferrum College (Va.)
  • Justin Todd, Wadsworth H.S. (Ohio)
  • Jim Tsilimos, Lisbon David Anderson H.S. (Ohio) (retired)
  • 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, Oklahoma State University
  • Jim Zebrowski, University at Buffalo