Chris Goodwin - Head Coach
Chris Goodwin completed his third year as the Head Coach of the SMB Wolfpack in 2019. He had previously served 4 years as an assistant coach for the Wolfpack, both as the offensive coordinator, and also as the team’s defensive coordinator.
His coaching background includes stops at many different levels of football, including Junior College, Division III, Division II, as well as Division 1 FBS as a graduate assistant at Minnesota under Glen Mason for 4 years.
As a college coach, he has coached multiple All-Conference players, as well as 2 Americans, and two 1st round NFL draft picks.
Chris and his wife Laura live in Edina with their daughters, who are both students at The Blake School. Goodwin holds a Bachelors' and a Masters' degree from the University of Minnesota.
SMB Wolfpack - Hopkins, Minnesota, 2015-2022.
Peter Zantop - Defensive Coordinator
Coach Peter Zantop is entering his eighth year as Wolfpack Defensive Coordinator and has been with SMB since the creation of the co-op. During his five seasons as Defensive Coordinator, Coach Zantop’s Wolfpack defenses have more Tackles for Loss (461) than any program in the state of Minnesota. His SMB defenses are also in the top 5 in the state of Minnesota in defensive touchdowns (14) during his tenure. Coach Zantop and his wife Ashley live in Minneapolis with their daughter who is a student at Blake, Alex (2028) and their dog Ivan. “Mr. Z” has taught mathematics in the Blake middle school for the past six years after serving as the Blake Lower School Coordinator from 2011 to 2017.
SMB Wolfpack - Hopkins, Minnesota, 2015 - 2022
2017 - 22 : Defensive Coordinator
2015 - 16 : Linebackers
The Blake School - Hopkins, Minnesota, 2012-2013.
Assistant Coach – Offensive Line/Linebackers
The Whitby School - Greenwich, Connecticut, 2008 - 2011
Assistant Coach - Softball, Basketball, Soccer
New Canaan Country School - New Canaan, Connecticut, 2007
Assistant Coach - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Hugh Brown - Special Teams Coordinator - Assistant Head Coach - Defensive Line
Coach Hugh Brown is starting his 8th year as an assistant coach with the Wolfpack. Hugh was the offensive coordinator for 3 seasons for the Wolfpack before switching over to bolster the defensive staff as the Defensive Line Coach, while also co-coordinating special teams in 2018. Prior to the Wolfpack he coached with Minnehaha Academy, Hope Academy and Minneapolis Washburn.
Hugh works as a PE/health teacher at Hope Academy in Minneapolis. He and his wife Mary live in north Minneapolis with their four children; Ruby, Frances, Steel, and Jasper. He is a graduate and former football player for Bethel College of MN.
SMB Wolfpack - 2015 - 2022
2018 - 22 : Associate Head Coach, Special Teams Coordinator, Defensive Line
2015 - 17 : Offensive Coordinator, Associate Head Coach
Steve Lydon - Offensive Coordinator - TE Coach
Coach Steve Lydon is in his 4th season with the Wolfpack.
Coach Lydon was Offensive Line Coach with the Concordia St. Paul Golden Bears for four years in the program's infancy at the Division II and NSIC levels from 2000-03, culminating with the team’s first NSIC Championship in 2003. He again coached at CSP as the Receivers Coach in 2017.
Coach Lydon has made multiple coaching stops in the Twin Cities metro at various levels, heading to the MIAC with St. Olaf in 2004-05 as the offensive line coach. He also coached the wide receivers at Hamline (2006), he coached the wide receivers and was the special teams coordinator at Augsburg (2008-09) and returned to Hamline to work with the wide receivers in 2011. Additionally, Lydon has coached in the prep ranks with Edina High School and St. Bernard's High School.
Steve and his wife Jane reside in Edina and have three children: Timothy (25), a teacher in the Twin Cities; Tess (21), a student at Beloit College and Joseph (20), a student at Saint John's University. Lydon holds both Bachelor and Masters degrees from the University of Minnesota.
Scott Scholl - Running Backs
Coach Scott Scholl has been with the Wolfpack since they started and has over 20 years of experience coaching football for Minnehaha Academy before that. Coach Scholl has coached on the offensive side of the ball with the Wolfpack and has experience coaching quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs. He has also been involved coaching special teams for several years.
Coach Scholl is married to his wife Julia (who is an alumnus of Minnehaha) and has three grown children Jacob, Sarah, and Anna who all also graduated from Minnehaha. Coach Scholl is also a part of the Faculty at Minnehaha teaching in the Math department, and also coaches Girls Basketball and Middle School Track there.
Jacob Scholl - JV/C Wide Receivers and Special Teams
Coach Scholl played Football and graduated from Minnehaha Academy. He started coaching as a volunteer assistant at Minnehaha Academy after graduating from Bethel University. He has been coaching wide receivers since day 1 of the Wolfpack. He currently works at API National Service Group in New Brighton, MN.
Joe Protzmann - C-Squad Head Coach - JV-C Offensive Coordinator
Coach Protzmann returns for his 8th year with the Wolfpack, this year serving as the Junior Varsity Offensive Coordinator and JV Co-Head Coach.
Coach Protzmann coaches to encourage and empower growth in character, community, and competition. I have been blessed with the opportunity to coach high school football for over a dozen years in the following roles:
2017 - 2022 SMB Wolfpack JV Co-Head Coach
2015 - 2016 SMB Wolfpack JV offense
2012 - 2014 Minnehaha Academy JV and middle school offense, varsity scouting coordinator
2011 - Hope Academy offensive coordinator, offensive backfield, and secondary
2011 - Minneapolis Roosevelt offensive coordinator, offensive backfield, and linebackers
2009 - 2010 Minneapolis Roosevelt head JV
2008 - Minneapolis Roosevelt offensive coordinator and defensive line
2007 - Minneapolis Roosevelt head JV
2006 - Minneapolis Roosevelt C assistant
Nate Davis - Inside Linebackers
Coach Davis returns for his 8th season as an assistant coach for the Wolfpack. He is a teacher at the Blake School. Coach Davis will transition to defense this season, coaching inside linebackers and spearheading the Wolfpack Hawk tackling program. He played his college football at North Dakota State University.
SMB Wolfpack - 2015 - 2022
2020 - 21 : Assistant Coach - Linebackers
2015 - 19 : Assistant Coach - Running Backs
Sam Hinh - JV Coach Head Coach - JV-C Defensive Coordinator
Trey Muraoka - Defensive Backs - Associate Head Coach
Coach Trey Muraoka is in his 4rd year as an assistant with the SMB Wolfpack. After a season working with the safeties, Trey is transitioning to defensive backs for 2020. He will spearhead our Hawk Tackling program in addition to his DB duties.
Prior to SMB, Coach Muraoka was a defensive backs coach at Macalester College for three seasons (2016-2018), where he also played.
Coach Muraoka will begin teaching Latin at the Blake Upper School in the fall of 2020.
Jackson Groonwald - JV/C Defensive Line Coach
Coach Groonwald is beginning his first year with the SMB Wolfpack, coaching the JV Offensive and Defensive lines this upcoming season. He played football at Arrowhead High School in Wisconsin as well as one year of college football at Concordia University-St. Paul before enrolling at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to his role with the Wolfpack, he served as the JV Defensive Coordinator and Defensive Line coach at St. Charles High School in Maryland during the 2018 season, and as the Head Coach for the 2019 season. Most recently, "Coach G" was the Head Coach of The Blake School's Fusion Football team last year.
Coach G holds his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin and recently finished his Master's degree in Sport Management from the University of Minnesota. He is entering his second year teaching Physical Education at The Blake School.
St. Charles High School - Maryland: 2018-2019
-2018: Junior Varsity Defensive Coordinator and Defensive Line
-2019: Junior Varsity Head Coach
The Blake School
-2021: 7th and 8th Grade Fusion Football Head Coach
Jordan Sorenson - Strength and Performance Coach - Wide Receivers Coach
NSCA-CSCS | ACSM-Ex. Physiologist | CPR-AED | HIT-Uni certified
Coach Sorenson begins his 2nd season with the Wolfpack. He played football at Gustavus Adolphus College and graduated in 2017.
He was as an assistant coach for two years at St. Peter High School while running the Strength & Conditioning program.
He is also currently a Sports Performance Coach at D1 Training and is also currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Sports Performance
Brian Goblrisch - Offensive Line Coach
Brian Goblirsch starts his 2nd season with the Wolfpack coaching staff as the offensive line coach.
Brian most recently served as the special teams coordinator, offensive line and defensive line coach at Minneapolis Edison from 2015-2019.
Prior to Edison Brian worked at St. Louis Park high school as the defensive line coach in 2011 and 2012.
Brian got his start in coaching in 2010 as the 9th grade B team offensive coordinator for Prior Lake High School.
Brian received his bachelor's degree and played his collegiate football at the University of Minnesota.
Brian currently works in the service industry and resides in Rosemount, MN.
Andy Tangen - Kickers and Punters
Dre Chisolm- JV/C Defensive Backs and Wide Receivers
This is Coach Chisolm's first session coaching with the Wolfpack.Coach Aldre Chislom is originally from Southern California and coached for 3 years at Arlington highschool in Riverside California, where he also played.
He works for Young Life in Minneapolis and also teaches Music Production and Song Writing at Hope Academy.