When talking to players both past and present about Coach Park, they all said the exact same thing: “Darcy Park is the Wildcats”. So instead of trying to condense their memories of Darcy into a paragraph, here is what they had to say, in their own words: “The first time I met Darcy, he was still playing. He was by far one of the best football players I ever had the opportunity to watch in person. If it wasn’t for some injuries and one or two things had gone differently, I believe Darcy would have had a great career …Full Story
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Coach Greg Tyszka played for the Wildcats for two seasons in the early 90’s, and was an All Star for his second season. He returned back to the Wildcats in 1998, and has been coaching with us every year since (minus 2010, when he coached for the Golden Bears). Greg has ranged from coaching the O-Line, to being the Offensive Coordinator, to being the Offensive Assistant – the position he currently holds so he has time to coach high school ball for Holy Trinity as well. Greg is well respected by all of his athletes both for his knowledge of …Full Story
Coach Sean Brown is another Wildcat alumnus who came back to coach. Sean has been coaching the Offensive Line since 2014, and is described by his athletes as “quiet but motivating”. Sean isn’t one of the coaches you can hear from the other side of the field, but when he speaks, all of his players are paying attention. Sean uses his sense of humour as one of his coaching tactics, finding the balance between keeping practices intense and keeping them engaging. On behalf of the Offensive Line, thank you Coach Brown! Coach Dan Schutte is the embodiment …Full Story
Coach Jason McLean joined the Wildcats in 2015 after 11 years coaching with McNally High School. Jason has jumped positions coaching, going to where the team needs him the most, and has been an asset in each position. His firm understanding of the sport of football, combined with his patience and willingness to spend as much time with each athlete as they need has made him one of the most approachable coaches on the team. When he is not coaching, Jason is either coordinating the Flag Football Team, working on his golf game, or teaching his one year old daughter …Full Story
Jeff Stead came to the Wildcats in 2013 from the CIS. Willing to help out wherever he was needed, Jeff coached the Defensive Line alongside Dan Schutte for a season, before moving over to the offensive side of the ball, where he took over as Quarterbacks coach in 2014. It didn’t take long for the players to adapt to Jeff’s “tough love” style of coaching, and began to push themselves as hard as he was pushing them. This season Jeff stepped into the role of Offensive Coordinator in addition to coaching the Quarterbacks. Jeff is known to his athletes as …Full Story
The Game 3 On The Rocks Player of the Game is Defensive Back Jayden Dalke! Jayden led the defense with 7 tackles, 2 special teams tackles, and 1 knock down for a total of 20 points. The On the Rocks Player of the Game gets a $50 gift card to OTR. Congraulations!