Jason Vogel -- Head Football Coach & Defensive Coordinator
The 2012 season will mark Coach Vogel's 8th season as a Varsity Head Football Coach in Michigan. Prior to Kent City, Coach Vogel was the Head Football Coach at White Pigeon Community Schools where his teams made the playoffs in consecutive seasons (2008 & 2009) for the first time in school history. Coach Vogel has also coached football at Hartford High School, Grant High School, and Sparta High School during his 15 year coaching career. Coach Vogel played football at Sparta High School. He will be the Defensive Coordinator and will coach Quarterbacks & Linebackers.
Jake Warrens -- Assistant Head Football Coach & Offensive Coordinator
2012 will be Coach Warrens 1st season in Kent City. Coach Warrens previously was the Defensive Coordinator at White Pigeon Community Schools for one season and prior to that he was on the coaching staff at Mount Union College as the Quarterbacks Coach for the Raiders for three seasons. Coach Warrens also spent 2 seasons at Sebring High School (Ohio) coaching football. Coach Warrens played for one season at Mount Union before injury prevented him from continuing. Coach Warrens is a graduate of Hartford High School. Along with his role as Offensive Coordinator, Coach Warrens will coach Defensive Backs & Offensive Line.
Bob Boyd -- Co-Special Teams Coordinator
After taking a year off from coaching, Coach Boyd will return to help coach the Eagles again in 2012. Coach Boyd spent four seasons as the Head Football Coach at Kent City from 2007-2010. He has also made coaching stops at several places in West Michigan including: Comstock, Belding, Cedar Springs, Forest Hills Northern, and Sparta. Coach Boyd will bring a huge amount of knowledge and experience to the Kent City Coaching Staff. Coach Boyd will also coach Tight Ends and Defensive Line.
Jeff Amlotte -- Co-Special Teams Coordinator
Coach Amlotte is back for his 2nd season with the Eagles. Overall, Coach Amlotte has coached football for 10 seasons. Before coming to Kent City, Coach Amlotte spent 8 seasons coaching football at West Catholic High School including 4 seasons with the Varsity. Coach Amlotte attended and played football at Hope College. During his high school years, Coach Amlotte attended Alpena High School in nothern Michigan. Coach Amlotte will coordinate the special teams and work with Defensive Line and Tight Ends.
Andy Crane -- Offensive Consultant
The 2012 season will be Coach Crane's 2nd season coaching at Kent City Community Schools. Coach Crane played on one of the most successful teams in Cedar Springs when they qualified for the semifinals. Coach Crane went on to Hope College after graduation where he letter all four seasons for the Dutchmen as a long snapper and offensive guard. Coach Crane will coach Offensive Line and Defensive Line.
Greg Iwaniw -- J.V. Head Coach & J.V. Defensive Coordinator
Coach Iwaniw has dedicated himself to Kent City Community Schools for over 27 years. Coach Iwaniw began coaching in the Kent City Rocket Football Program as the 12-13 Year Old Coach for 3 seasons. Ever since that time, he has been coaching High School Football at Kent City for the past 27 years. Coach Iwaniw also played football at Ferris State after graduating from Kent City Community Schools. Coach Iwaniw will be the J.V. Defensive Coordinator and will coach Linebackers and Offensive Line.
Gabe Lowery -- J.V. Offensive Coordinator
Coach Lowery is in his 2nd season at Kent City Community Schools. He has also coached at Grant High School from 2001--2005 before he took over the Rocket Football program in Grant. Coach Lowery spent five years coaching Rocket Football at Grant before making the transition to Kent City. Coach Lowery played football at Grant High School. Coach Lowery will work with Running Backs and Defensive Backs along with his duties as the J.V. Offensive Coordinator.
Eric VanTreese -- J.V. Special Teams Coordinator
Coach VanTreese is in his 1st season coaching football at Kent City Community Schools. Although this will be Coach VanTreese's first season coaching football for the Eagles is certainly a familiar face as he has been with the district for the past six years as the School Psychologist. Coach VanTreese attended college at both Michigan State University and Central Michigan University and is one of the reasons he is a big MSU fan now. Coach VanTreese played football at Fremont High School. Coach Van Treese will coach Defensive Line and Offensive Line.
Brad Ferguson -- Wide Receivers Coach
Coach Ferguson is in his 2nd season with the Eagles. Coach Ferguson will coach Wide Receivers and Outside Linebackers. .