2020 Fall Coaching Staff

CHEERLEADING

EMILY ERY

Responsibility: Head Varsity Cheerleading, 5th year

High School: Emily graduated from Otsego High School in 2009.

College: In 2013, Emily received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Bowling Green State University.  In 2015, she received a Master’s Degree in Classroom Technology from Bowling Green State University. Emily is also currently working on a Master’s Degree in School Counseling.

Experience: Emily began her coaching career in 2009. She has coached all levels of cheerleading including youth, middle school, high school, and all-star. Prior to coaching at Maumee, Emily coached for 3 years at Springfield High School. While coaching at Springfield, the competitive cheer squad qualified twice for State Competition and was a National qualifier. While at Maumee, Emily coached the 2016-2017, 2017-2018, & 2018-2019 (5th at state), 2019-2020 state qualifying competitive cheer squad.

Family: Emily is married to Todd. They have one son, Cormac.

 

ASHLEY FOX 

Responsibility: Head Varsity Cheerleading Coach, 1st year.  

High School: Ashley is a 2008 graduate of Clay High School. 

College: Ashley is a 2013 graduate of the University of Toledo. 

Experience: Ashley has coached cheerleading for 4 years at Gateway Middle School. 

Family: Ashley is married to Josh. They have a sweet little boy, Jack, and a sweet princess pup named Maddie Fox.

 

ERIN SMITH

 

Responsibility: Junior Varsity Cheerleading, 1st year 

High School: Erin is a 2013 graduate of Maumee High School. While at Maumee, Erin participated in cheerleading, volleyball, honors classes, DECA, and post secondary classes. 

College: Erin is a 2017 graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s of Science in Healthcare Administration. She is currently back in school at Mercy College of Nursing.  

Experience: This is the beginning of Erin’s coaching journey!  

Family: Erin’s parents currently reside in Maumee. Erin’s brother is also a Maumee graduate! She has 2 dogs and loves them dearly!!

 

KATE KARCHNER

Responsibility: Freshman Cheerleading, 2nd year.  

High School: Kate is a 2009 graduate of Maumee High School.

College: Kate is a 2013 graduate of Denison University. Dr. Karchner just received her Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. 

Experience: This is Kate’s second year coaching cheerleading. She is also an assistant coach for Maumee Track and Field. 

Family: Kate is married to Brendan (‘09 grad). Their dog Nellie is also a Panther Fan! 

 

CROSS COUNTRY

KAREN BREBBERMAN

Responsibility: Head Varsity Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, 3rd Year

High School: Karen is a 1983 graduate of Maumee High School. During her four years, Karen was a standout athlete earning many accolades in cross country and track & field. She served as team captain for both cross country and track her senior year. While running for MHS, her teams won five out of eight possible opportunities to be N.L.L. champions. Karen also was on the Panther basketball team for three years. Karen was a four-time All-NLL selection for cross country and track & field. She earned First-Team all four years in both cross country and track & field.  Karen finished 25th in the state in cross country her junior year. Karen was awarded the Most Valuable Runner all four seasons in cross country and three seasons in track and field. During her time on the cross country courses, she earned four varsity letters, was a two-time all league champ, state qualifier and earned league and district honors.  Karen was also an individual runner up while on the cross country team. At the OHSAA State Championships, Karen finished 25th in the state her junior year. In track & field, Karen also earned four varsity letters, earned all league honors and earned seven individual NLL championships in the 400 meter run, the 1600 meter, and 3200 meter relays during her four-year career.  Karen still holds the record in the 1600 meter relay at MHS (4:09.5). Karen is a 2018 Maumee Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee.  

College: Karen graduated from Ohio University in 1987, earning a degree in elementary education. She earned her Master’s degree in Library Media at the University of Toledo in 1992.

Experience: Karen continues to give back to Maumee in her free time by coaching middle school track and holds the position of  intramural advisor at Gateway Middle School, which she began in 2000.  Karen also held the position of the MHS varsity girls cross country coach in 2012-2015.  

Family: Karen has two daughters, Kelsey (2013) and Morgan (2014), who also graduated from Maumee and ran on both the cross country and track teams as well as swam for MHS. 

 

DANCE TEAM

BRITTANY PATTERSON

Responsibility: Head Dance Team, 1st year  

High School: Brittany is a 1995 Maumee High School graduate and is extremely excited to be the Head Coach for the Maumee Dance Team!! 

College: Brittany’s background includes an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Owens Community College, teaching dance at a local Maumee studio for 11 years prior to her own studio, coaching the flag line and dance team at Central Catholic HS for 6 years and the Teacher/Director of the Maumee Police Safety City program for 10 years. 

Experience: Brittany is no stranger to the dance world. She is the Owner/Artistic Director of Dance Expressions Studio. Beginning their 16th year, her studio competitive dancers continue to win numerous Regional and National Competition high score awards, titles, and scholarships. Brittany always strives for her dancers to gain self-confidence, promote good sportsmanship and make many friends and memories that last a lifetime.

Family: Brittany is married to Chris and they have two boys who attend Maumee City Schools, Landen (2023) and Ryan (2026). Brittany is very proud to be a Coach at her alma mater!!

FOOTBALL

CAM COUTCHER

Responsibility: Varsity Head Football, 2nd year  

High School: Cam is a 1997 graduate from Maumee High School.  While at Maumee from 1993-1997, he played four years of baseball and football earning two letters in each sport.  Football Awards:  As a senior he was voted captain of the football team.  Cam also earned 1st Team All NLL as a wide receiver, 2nd Team All NLL defensive back, and Honorable Mention All District wide receiver.  He was voted the team’s most valuable player and played in the Black and Gold All Star Game in Perrysburg.  As a junior Cam was a 2nd Team All NLL defensive back. Baseball Awards:  As a senior, Cam was a 1st Team All NLL catcher, Honorable Mention All District, and he played in the Local All Star game at The University of Toledo.  As a junior, he was a 2nd Team All NLL outfielder.

College: Cam is a 2001 graduate from Defiance College.  While at Defiance from 1997-2001, he played one year of football and four years of baseball. Awards:  Cam was a four-year starter on the Defiance College baseball team.  As a senior he was named team captain.  Cam was also voted 1st Team Heartland Conference as an outfielder.  As a sophomore, he was voted 2nd Team All MIAA designated hitter, he was named player of the week twice, and he was invited to play for a U.S. National Team in Europe.  Cam can still be found in the offensive record books at Defiance College. 

Experience: Cam spent 17 seasons as the head varsity baseball coach at Maumee.  In his tenure at Maumee, he has had the pleasure of coaching 1 Northern Lakes League Championship team (2004), 6 Sectional Championship teams (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017), 1 District Championship team (2017), and 1 Regional Championship team (2017).  Cam was awarded NLL Coach of the Year in 2004, and in 2017, he was awarded Defiance College Alumni Coach of the Year.  Several of Cam’s players have gone on to play college baseball at all levels, been selected as All NLL, All District, Academic All-Ohio, All-Ohio, and have been selected to the MIZUNO All-Ohio baseball series; in addition, two of his former players were drafted out of college into MLB. Cam has also coached football in the Maumee School District for the past 18 years.  He was a freshman coach for three seasons, has coached eighth grade for six seasons, and had previously been on the varsity staff for nine seasons (three as offensive coordinator).

Family: Cam lives in Waterville with his wife, Nancy, and daughters Julia (11 years) and Blake (8 years).

 

KEN WALCZAK

Responsibility: Varsity Head Wrestling, 19th year; Assistant Football Coach, 33rd year   

High School: Ken is a 1984 graduate of Maumee High School.  He was 1st team all Northern Lakes League Conference in football and a two time Northern Lakes League Conference champion in wrestling. Ken was wrestling team captain when Maumee was the Northern Lakes League Conference champion.

College: Ken graduated from Ashland University in 1988.  He played football there for 4 years. His accomplishments include a 2-year starter in 21 games, 2-time offensive lineman all Heartland Conference, and a member of the 1986 National NCAA Division II playoff team.

Experience: Ken has 17 years’ experience as the head wrestling at Maumee High School. He also has 6 years as an assistant wrestling coach at Maumee High School.  Ken was also an assistant wrestling coach at Rossford High School for 4 years. Ken coached 2 years as a wrestling coach at Gateway Middle School.  Ken has been an assistant football coach with Maumee High School for 27 years.  He also spent 4 years as an assistant football coach at Rossford High School. Ken coached 1 year of track at Gateway Middle School.  In 2003 Ken was the Ohio Division 2 wrestling coach of the year. He was head wrestling coach of the 2002, 2003, 2008 & 2009 Northern Lakes League Conference championship teams.

 

JUSTIN FULTS 

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Football Coach 

High School: Justin is a 1995 graduate of Sylvania High School. He played varsity football and baseball.

College: Justin is a 2000 graduate of John Carroll University. Justin was a 3-year varsity football starter. He earned All-Conference and All-Region in 1998.

Experience: Justin started his coaching career at Case Western University in 2002-2003. Justin was an assistant coach at Richmond Heights High School in 2004, head coach & assistant coach at Beachwood High School in 2005-2006, and Maumee High School assistant coach from 2008-2012 and in 2016.

Family: Justin has been married since 2005. Justin and Megan have 3 three children, Sloane (11), Ryder (8), and Knox (6).

 

CONRAD KOLBOW JR

Responsibility: Assistant Varsity Football coach, 11th year 

High School: Conrad is a 1975 graduate of Maumee High School. He earned All League honors in baseball.

College: Conrad attended the University of Toledo in 1976, 1980-1981 and Bluffton University in 1977-1979. While at Bluffton University Conrad was a baseball letter winner.

Experience: Conrad has 20 years of coaching football. He coached 2 years at Ottawa Hills High School as a varsity football assistant, 2 years at Rogers High School as a varsity football assistant, 3 years at Cardinal Stritch High School as a varsity football assistant, 1 year at Cardinal Stritch High School as head coach, and 12 years at Maumee High School as a varsity assistant and freshman coach.

Family: Conrad has been married to wife Kim, a former MHS cheerleader (’80) for 37 years. They have 3 children Bridgett (’06) , Erick (’08), and Kurt (’11). Bridgett and her husband Chad have two children, Camden & Bennett.

 

RAFAEL SOLER 

Responsibility: Assistant Football coach, 3rd year 

High School: Rafel is a 2008 graduate of Fisher Catholic High School. 

College: In 2013, Rafael received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Toledo. In 2014, he received a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Toledo.

Experience: Rafael has coached basketball for 3 years at Maumee Valley Country Day School. While at Maumee, Rafael has coached 2 years of football and freshman girls basketball. This year Rafael will be the varsity girls basketball head coach at Maumee!

 Family: Rafael married his wife Brittany on July, 18, 2020!

 

ADAM JUNGA 

Responsibility: Assistant Football coach, 2nd Year 

High School: Adam is a 2005 graduate of Maumee High School.

College: Adam is a graduate of the University of Toledo, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. He also received a Master’s Degree from BGSU. 

Experience: Adam has been coaching football for 15 years including at Maumee High School, Gateway Middle School, the University of Toledo, and Anthony Wayne High School,   

Family: Adam is married to Meghan for almost 11 years. They have 4 children, Graham (10 years), Oliver (8 years), August (6 years), and Lindsay (3 years).

 

TIM WILHELM 

Responsibility: Assistant Football coach, 2nd Year 

High School: Tim is a 2009 graduate of Maumee High School. While at Maumee Tim played 4 years of football and Track & Field. 

College: Tim graduated in 2013 from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Childhood Education, Math & Science. 

Experience: Tim’s coaching experience includes 10 years of football at Maumee (4 at the varsity level, 3 at the freshman level, and 3 at the middle school level) and 2 years of coaching Track & Field at Gateway. 

 

TOM BURZINE 

Responsibility: Assistant Football coach, 2nd  Year 

High School: Tom is a 2005 graduate of Connetquot High School (Long Island, New York). He was the Most Outstanding Male Athlete in 2005, All League/All County Player in 2004-2005, and is an Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee. 

College: Tom is a 2010 graduate from the University of Toledo. While attending UT, Tom played Tight End on the football team from 2005-2009. 

Experience: Tom brings 10 years of coaching experience to Maumee. He was an assistant football coach at Ottawa Hills HS (2010-2013), St. Francis HS (2014-2015), and Genoa HS (2015-2018).   

Family: Tom has been married to Amanda for 3 years. They have a daughter Kennedi (13 years), son Jet (2 years), son Colton (9 months), and dog Brady.

VOLUNTEER COACHES:

Marc O’Neill

Nick Gembreska

Alex Schrinel 

Landon Rohrer 

Andrew Brogan

Jason Blair 

John Henry

Brett Gilts

 

GOLF

BLAKE WILLIAMS  

Responsibility: Head Varsity Men’s Golf, 1st year

High School: Blake is a graduate of Utica High School. He was a 3 time varsity letterwinner in golf. Blake was part of the first team in 19 years to make it to the district tournament. 

College: Blake is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. 

Experience: This is the beginning of Blake’s high school coaching journey!  

Family: Blake is married to Head Women’s Golf coach Allison. They LOVE golf!!

 

ALLISON WILLIAMS

Responsibility: Head Varsity Women’s Golf, 2nd year

High School: Allison is a 2009 graduate of Rossford High School. 

College: Allison is a 2013 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Bowling Green State University earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Classroom Technology. 

Experience: This Allison’s 2nd year coaching golf! 

Family: Allison and her husband Blake have one son, Parker, who is 16 months old. 

 

MEN’S SOCCER

CHAD KAIN 

Responsibility: Head Varsity Men’s Soccer, 3rd year 

High School: Chad is a graduate of Maumee High School. While at Maumee Chad played soccer. He earned 1st Team NLL Honors and All State Honors. 

College: Chad is a 1990 graduate of Tiffin University. While at Tiffin University he played soccer. 

Experience: Chad has been coaching soccer at Maumee for 2 years. His other coaching experience includes 1 year at Northview High School, 4 years at Pacesetter Soccer Club, and Ohio North Youth Soccer Association Coach.

Family: Chad has been married to Alissa for 23 years. They have 3 children, Avery, Ethan, and Harper. 

 

MATT ALBRIGHT


Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Men’s Soccer, 1st year

High School: Matt is a 1994 graduate of Bowsher High School. His soccer honors include 1st Team All City and 2nd Team All City.  

Experience: Matt’s coaching experience includes 2 years at Clay High School, 3 years with the Toledo Celtics, and 4 years with Maumee Express.  

Family: Matt has been married to Becky for 14 years. They have 4 children, Justin (2018 graduate), Jackson (2020 graduate), Abigail (7th grade), and Olivia (3rd grade). 

 

WOMEN’S SOCCER

JEREMIAH McNUTT

Responsibility: Head Varsity Women’s Soccer, 2nd year  

High School: Jeremiah is a 1995 graduate of Toledo Central Catholic High School. His soccer honors include being 3 years varsity starting goalkeeper, and two year captain.

College: Jeremiah attended The University of Toledo where he graduated with a Bachelor in Psychology in 2001.

Experience: Jeremiah’s coaching experience covers over 20+ years on the sidelines, with stops at Toledo Central Catholic Women’s Program (1996-2001), Toledo Celtics Soccer Club Men’s and Women’s Program (1996-2003), Owens Community College Men’s Program and Women’s Club (2002-2010), Northeastern Junior College Men’s Program (2010-2013), Toledo St. John’s Men’s Program (2014-2018) and Maumee Express (2019-Present). He has held the following positions along the way: Head Goalkeeper Coach, JV Head Coach, Assistant Head Coach, Program Director, Head Coach and Player Development Head Coach, and MSC Vice President of Travel. 

Family: Jeremiah is the father to one daughter, 12 year old Jessi.

 

JASON THOMAS

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Women’s Soccer, 1st year

High School: Jason is a 2001 graduate of Bowling Green High School. 

Experience: Jason’s coaching experience includes 4 years with the Maumee Youth Soccer Club. 

Family: Jason is the father to son, Jordan (2nd grader at Fairfield Elementary) and daughter, 4 year old Lydia. 

 

WOMEN’S TENNIS

TED MORSE

Responsibility: Head Varsity Women’s Tennis, 1st year; Head Varsity Men’s Tennis, 2nd year 

High School: Teddy is a graduate of Perrysburg High School. Teddy’s playing experience includes playing number 2 singles at Perrysburg HS and earning multiple league honors.  

College: Teddy is a 2013 graduate of the University of Toledo. 

Experience: Teddy’s coaching experience includes Waite Varsity Girls Tennis coach 2013-2018, (two time City Champion, two time City Runner–Up), Northwest Ohio High School Tennis Coach of the Year in 2016, Southview Varsity Boys Tennis Assistant Coach in 2018, Waite Boys Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach from 2013-2018, and Rossford Boys 7th grade Basketball Coach 2018-2019. 

 

VOLLEYBALL

LINDSAY VANNETT

Responsibility: Head Varsity Women’s Volleyball, 9th year.

 

 

MEGAN DUNNE

Responsibility: Volleyball Coach, 1st year

 

DANAE WEDGE

Responsibility: Volleyball Coach, 2nd Year

 

 

ANGIE WANNEMACHER

Responsibility: Volunteer Assistant Varsity Women’s Volleyball