Football
Coaching Staff

Head Coach Steve Mohr

Steve Mohr will begin his 20th season as head coach of the Trinity Tigers in 2009. 

Over the past 19 years, his Tigers have posted a record of 153-56.  Coach Mohr has established himself as the most successful coach coach in school history, in total victories (153) and winning percentage (.732).

Coach Mohr's record also stands at 78-21 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, giving him a winning percentage of .788 during his career.

His Trinity teams have captured 14 SCAC Championships in 16 seasons, and have advanced to the NCAA Division III playoffs 11 times since 1994.  Coach Mohr has coached 23 All-America players and 14 SCAC Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Year.

Trinity also garnered national attention in 2007, executing a 15-lateral play - the "Trinity Miracle" play - to beat Millsaps College and earn the Pontiac Game Changing Performance of the Year award.  The award earned the school over $100,000 towards the general scholarship fund, and also secured an ESPY Award nomination for the Tigers from ESPN.

Under Coach Mohr's leadership, the Tigers have produced a 143-26 record over the past 15 seasons, an .846 winning percentage, which is ranked second among Division III schools during that span.

In 2002, the Tigers advanced to the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, the Division III National Championship game in Salem, Virginia.  Trinity has also played in the national semifinals three times (1998, 1999, and 2002).

Respected by his peers, Coach Mohr has been named the SCAC Coach of the Year on 10 occasions, with the most recent being 2007.  He has received four GTE Regional coach of the Year awards, as selected by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). 

Coach Mohr has been named Division III National Coach of the Year by three organizations, including the Football Gazette in 2002.  He was selected as the 1998 Division III National Coach of the Year by the American Football Gazette, as well as by CBSsportsline.com.

Prior to joining the Trinity staff in 1990, Coach Mohr was an assistant varsity football and head junior varsity baseball coach at Ithaca College in New York, from 1985-1989.  The Bombers reached the Division III football semifinals three times and won the national title in 1988.  Ithaca was national runner-up in 1985.

Coach Mohr served as an assistant varsity football coach and head baseball coach at the University of Findlay in Ohio, from 1976-1984.  Findlay captured the NAIA Division II football title in 1979 and was runner-up in 1978.

He earned a bachelor's degree in health and physical eduation from Denison University in 1976, and a master's in education from Bowling Green State University in 1977.  As a student-athlete at Denison, Coach Mohr lettered in baseball, basketball, football, and golf.

Coach Mohr and his wife, Jill, reside in San Antonio with their daughter, Molly.

 

   
Assistant Coach Stew Krisch
Quarterbacks

Stew Krisch will begin his 12th overall season with the Trinity football team, as well as eighth since returning to the Tigers in 2002. 

Coach Krisch was previously the offensive coordinator for the team from 1996-99.  He was the quarterbacks coach at Texas State University-San Marcos (then known as Southwest Texas State) in 2000 and 2001. 

Prior to joining Trinity’s staff in 1996, Coach Krisch was the offensive coordinator at West Texas A&M University for four seasons, leading the team to 50 school records and 12 NCAA records.

During his tenure with the Tigers, Coach Krisch has helped lead the offense to numerous school and conference records. 

A native of San Antonio, he graduated from Marshall High School in 1980, and went on to play for the Texas A&M football team.  Coach Krisch graduated with a degree in industrial education in 1984, and earned his master’s - also in industrial education - in 1985 while serving as a graduate assistant coach for the Aggies. 

   
Assistant Coach Mike Inco
Defensive Coordinator

Mike Inco enters his 14th overall season with the Tigers, and will begin his fifth year as the team’s defensive coordinator.  He is now coaching his 11th consecutive year with Trinity, having also been an assistant during the 1990 and 1991 seasons. 

With his leadership, the "Black Flag defense" has enjoyed a great deal of success.  In 2006, Trinity’s pass defense was the top-ranked unit in all divisions of the NCAA, and it was also the 22nd-ranked overall defense in Division III.  The team allowed just 11.7 points/game, which was also top 15 in the nation.

Coach Inco also was the defensive coordinator at San Antonio’s Kennedy High School from 1992-1997, and is currently a teacher at Memorial High School. 

He began his coaching career at Hobart (NY) College in 1980.  From 1981-88, Coach Inco was a linebackers coach with his alma mater, Ithaca (NY) College. 

He was also a starting linebacker for the Bombers in his final two seasons, and earned his bachelor’s degree in health and education from Ithaca in 1979.

Coach Inco and his wife, Mary, reside in San Antonio with their son, Michael.

   
Assistant Coach Jason Guthrie
Wide Receivers

Jason Guthrie is in his seventh season as an assistant coach with the Trinity football team.

Prior to becoming a coach at Trinity, he coached high school football for seven years in Tennessee. 

Notably, Coach Guthrie was the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at Brentwood High School for three seasons.  The Bruins won the state championship during his final year.  Brentwood racked up a 29-7 record during Coach Guthrie's tenure, and averaged better than 30 points per game.

Coach Guthrie earned a bachelor's degree in history and education from Kentucky Wesleyan University in 1998.  He received his master’s in education leadership from Trinity in 2006.

In addition to his coaching duties, Coach Guthrie serves as the co-sponsor of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

   

Assistant Coach Brant McAdams
Linebackers

Brant McAdams is in his second season as a Trinity assistant coach.

Coach McAdams played defensive end for the Tigers from 2002-2005 and in addition to being the team captain during his senior year, he was also 2nd Team All-SCAC in 2005.

The Tigers made four NCAA playoff appearances and won four SCAC Championships and four NCAA Playoff appearances while Coach McAdams was a student-athlete, and posted a 40-7 record during that time.

Coach McAdams received a bachelor's degree in history from Trinity in 2006, as well as a minor in physical education.

Following graduation, Coach McAdams attended graduate school at the University of Redlands (CA).  He served as the Bulldogs video coordinator and a recruiting coach, as well as coaching the defensive line. He helped the 2007 team to the SCIAC Championship and a berth in the postseason.

   

Assistant Coach Zac Bragg
Offensive Backs

 Zac Bragg is in his second season with the Tiger football team.

Coach Bragg previously served as an assistant at his alma mater, Austin College, in 2004 and 2005.  He received a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Austin College in 2004.  Coach Bragg went on to earn a master's degree in health, physical education, and recreation at Delta State (MS) University, where he was a graduate assistant coach for linebackers and secondary for two years. During the 2007 season, Coach Bragg was a football intern at Southern Methodist University, where he assisted with the offensive line and special teams.

He was a three-year starting safety and linebacker at Austin College, as well as being the 2003 team captain.  Coach Bragg was also an All-American Southwest Conference player from 2001-03.

Prior to playing for the Kangaroos, he was a starter for the junior varsity team at the United States Air Force Academy in 2000.

   

Assistant Coach Nic Williams
Defensive Line

Nic Williams is in his second year as a Trinity assistant coach.

Prior to joining the Tigers, Coach Williams was a running backs and receivers coach at Ellsworth Community College (IA).  In 2007, he was the varsity receivers coach and junior varsity offensive coordinator at Fort Bend Baptist Academy in Sugar Land, Texas. 

Coach Williams also gained extensive administrative experience while serving as an intern at Southwest Baptist (MO) University, and also earned a master's in education.  His concentration was in curriculum and instruction.

From 1998-2006, Coach Williams was an assistant with the Jefferson Raiders Football Organization in San Antonio.

Coach Williams was a running back at Prairie View A&M University from 2001-2004, receiving a bachelor's degree in sociology, and a minor in health in 2006.

A native of San Antonio, Coach Williams played football at Highlands High School.

   

Assistant Coach Jim Dawson
Defensive Backs

Jim Dawson continues his extensive coach career by joining the Trinity University football season for the 2009 season.  Coach Dawson has coached for nearly 40 years at the college and high school levels, having most recently spent seven seasons with Warren High School in San Antonio.  At Warren, he served as the team's defensive coordinator.

Dawson spent 11 total seasons as an assistant coach at Texas State University-San Marcos (formerly Southwest Texas State University), including his first coaching job from 1979-83.  He returned to the school in 1997, remaining there until returning to San Antonio and Warren HS in 2002.

He also spent three years with the storied Judson High School football team in the mid-1990s, also coaching at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Southern Utah, Eastern New Mexico, and Texas Christian University.  Dawson has worked on national and state championship teams during his career, which has now spanned all three levels in the NCAA (Division I, Division II, and Division III).

Coach Dawson earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado.  He is also a member of both the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA).

   

Assistant Coach Paul Michalak
Defensive Line

Paul Michalak joins the Tiger football coaching staff this season, having spent the past three years with Carthage (WI) College.  He served as both a graduate assistant and a defensive line coach while at Carthage.

As a player at Carthage, Michalak was a four-year letterman from 2002-06, and was a member of the 2004 CCIW Championship team that was ranked fifth nationally.  That season, Carthage was also the top-ranked defense in the nation.

After double-majoring in business administration and marketing, he earned his master's degree from Carthage this past spring. 

Michalak coached at the Alex Brown Football Camp in 2007 and 2008, and also worked the inaugural Devin Hester Football in 2008.

   

Student Assistant Brandon Grenier
Defensive Backs

Former Tiger defensive back Brandon Grenier will join the Tiger coaching staff as a student assistant this season.  Grenier, who was a three-year letterman, is currently finishing his undergraduate degree at Trinity.

Grenier was the starting cornerback for the Tigers this past season, finishing 10th on the team in total tackles.  He was also seventh in solo tackles in 2008.  Grenier was also one of just five players to record both an interception and a fumble recovery last year, and was tied for fourth in interceptions.

   

Student Assistant Wade Lytal
Offensive Line

Wade Lytal, one of Trinity's best offensive linemen over the past two seasons, returns to the team this fall as a student assistant coach.  Lytal, who was one of just three four-year letterman on last year's team, is pursuing his undergraduate degree at Trinity.

Lytal earned First Team All-SCAC honors each of the past two seasons, and was one of only two offensive linemen in the SCAC to earn that distinction in 2007 and 2008.  He was also named to the D3football.com All-South Region Second Team this past year, and was Trinity's lone representative on the All-Region teams.

   
 

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