2018 Football Coaching Staff

MARC GIBSON

Responsibility: Varsity Head Football, 6th year  

High School: Marc graduated from Sidney High School in 1989. He was a varsity letterwinner in football and track.

College: Marc started his college football career at Mount St. Joseph. He then transferred and graduated from Wright State University in 1994.

Experience: Marc has been a varsity football coach for 27 years. He has also coached varsity track for 3 years. Marc previously coached at Brookville, Sidney, and Clyde prior to Maumee. Marc’s coaching accomplishments include: Five teams have finished the regular season 9-1, Seven teams have won league championships, six have qualified for the state playoffs, three have advanced to the regional finals, and one was a state semi-finalist. Marc has been named Coach of the Year at the previous three schools, the recipient of the Sportsmanship and Integrity award, and coached in the Ohio All-Star Game.

Family: Marc has been married for 24 years to Stacey. They have four children, Shelbe, Elijah, Jacob, and Ava. Marc and Stacey are recent first time grandparents, as Shelbe and her husband Ethan are had their first child. Elijah is in the Army National Guard, Jacob is a junior at Bowling Green State University, and Ava is in a freshman at Maumee High School.

KEN WALCZAK

Responsibility: Varsity Head Wrestling, 17th year; Assistant Football Coach, 30th 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 champions.

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 16 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 26 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.

KURT KOLBOW  

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Football Coach

High School: Kurt is a 2011 graduate of Maumee High School. He was a 3-year letterwinner in football, 2-year letterwinner in basketball, and a 2-year letterwinner in baseball. Kurt was honorable mention utility player in football and baseball.  

College: Kurt attended Owens Community College from 2012-2013, Lourdes University in 2014, and is currently enrolled at Bowling Green State University. While attending Lourdes University Kurt played varsity baseball.  

Experience: Kurt has been a varsity assistant football coach for 1 year, a volunteer assistant football coach at Maumee for 4 years and 1 year as a volunteer assistant basketball coach.

Family: Parents Conrad (’75 grad) and Kim (’80 grade); brother Erick (’08 grad), sister Bridgett (’06 grad).

JUSTIN FULTS  

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Football Coach (Offensive and Defensive Backs)

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 (9), Ryder (6), and Knox (4).

GEORGE FRANCE

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Coordinator)

High School: George is a graduate of Northview High School.

College: George is a 2000 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.

Experience: George has been coaching high school football for 17 years and 5 years of coaching varsity football.

NICK MILLER

Responsibility: Varsity and JV Football coach (Defensive Line Coach)

High School: Nick graduated from Maumee High School with an honors diploma. While at Maumee he earned 10 varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track. Nick was all earned all league honors in football, wrestling, and track his senior year along with all academic honors.

College: Nick is a graduate of the University of Toledo.

Experience: This is Nick’s 2nd year coaching at the varsity level. He previously coached both football and wrestling at the middle school and freshman level. This is Nick’s overall 10th year of coaching.    

Family: Nick has been married to his wife for 4 years and have 1 son.

CONRAD KOLBOW JR

Responsibility: Head Freshman Football Coach

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 18 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 10 years at Maumee High School as the varsity assistant and freshman coach.

Family: Conrad has been married to wife Kim (’80) for 35 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: Freshman Football Coach, 1st year

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

College: In 2013, Rafel 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: Rafel has coached basketball for 3 years at Maumee Valley Country Day School. This is his first experience coaching football and first coaching job at Maumee High School!