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
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
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
Prior to joining the Trinity staff
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.
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
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
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
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,
was a linebackers coach with his alma mater, Ithaca (NY) College.
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
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.
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
Coach Brant McAdams
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
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
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.
Coach Zac Bragg
Zac Bragg is in his second season with the Tiger
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.
Coach Nic Williams
Nic Williams is in his second year as a Trinity
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.
Coach Jim Dawson
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
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).
Coach Paul Michalak
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.
Assistant Brandon Grenier
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.
Assistant Wade Lytal
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
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.