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Meet the Staff

Building on the core values instilled in all our student-athletes, coaches and support staff, Rocky will continue to Build Champions while Pursuing Excellence. Our cheerleaders, band members and football players have worked diligently to live up to expectations set before them. Our success is measured by our ability to exemplify the core values of respect, integrity, hard work, cooperation, self-discipline, sportsmanship. We ask that players, coaches, parents and spectators uphold these values at all of our events. Parents, teachers, coaches and community members can help model the type of behavior we have come to expect from our student-athletes.



Ben Hammer

Ben Hammer -Head Varsity Coach



Steve Ebner-Varsity Assistant-Asst. Defensive Coordinator-LB


Jason Nunn-Varsity Assistant-DL



Shawn Trask-Varsity Assistant-Defensive Coordinator-LB



Troy Joseph-Varsity Assistant-DB



Tom Schmulbach-Varsity Assistant-OL



Jay Wayland-Head Sophomore-Defensive Coordinator



Jarrod Parker-Sophomore Assistant



Pharoah Gay-Sophomore Assistant-Offensive Coordinator



Eddie Williams-Sophomore Assistant



Jeff Schmulbach-Head Freshman-Offensive Coordinator



Tim Corwin-Freshman Assistant-Defensive Coordinator



Steve Rogers-Freshman Assistant

Matt Newquist-Strength & Conditioning Coach