2020-2021 Winter Coaching Staff

MEN’S BASKETBALL

DR. RYAN OSIER

Responsibility: Head Varsity Men’s Basketball, 4th year

High School: Ryan graduated from Standish-Sterling High School in 1992. He earned All-Conference honors in Basketball.

College: Ryan was a member of the United States Navy: Aviation Ordnance. He was stationed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71. He graduated from Baptist Bible College in 1998 with a Bachelor of Ministry in Biblical Studies. In 2000 Ryan attended Liberty Bible Institute and received a Theology Bible Degree. In 2005 Ryan received a Bachelor of Science in Religion and in 2008 a Master’s of Education in School Counseling from Liberty University. In 2013 Ryan received his Doctorate in Christian Counseling from the University of Christian Seminar and Studies.

Experience: Ryan has 14 years of coaching basketball, including several at the elementary level. He has also coached 7 years of baseball.

Family: Ryan has been married to Missy since 1995. They have three children Kramer, Averi, and Elise

 

JIM RICHARDSON

Responsibility: Men’s Varsity Assistant Basketball, 11th year 

High School: Jim is a 1990 graduate of Maumee High School. He played basketball for 4 years, was a 2-year varsity starter,  All-Academic Honors, Honorable Mention All-NLL (junior year), and 2nd Team All-NLL (senior year). 

College: Jim has attended the University of Findlay, Bowling Green State University, and Owens Community College. 

Experience: Jim has been the JV basketball coach past 8 years at MHS. Jim’s coaching accomplishments include: Lake Holiday Tournament Champs JV Basketball (2013-2014 season and 2014-2015 season) and Lake Holiday Tournament Runner Up (2015-2016 season). He also has coached Maumee Youth Basketball for 2 years. 

Family: Jim has been married to his wife Michelle for 23 years. They have 3 sons, Jacob (2018 MHS graduate), Spencer (senior at Penta Career Center) and Parker (8th grade at Gateway Middle School).

 

BRAD KURON

 

Responsibility: Junior Varsity Men’s Basketball, 2nd year 

High School: Brad is a 1988 graduate of Toledo Central Catholic. Brad played 4 years of football and 2 years of basketball. In football, he earned 2nd Team All-City and Honorable Mention All-District for the 1987 season. His team was Red Division Champs, City League Runner-Up and qualified for the state playoffs.

College: Brad attended the University of Toledo. 

Experience: Brad has coached many levels of varying sports over the past 31 years. His coaching experience includes a stint as head girls’ basketball coach at Cardinal Stritch High School. 

Family: Brad is married to his lovely wife, Beth, who is his biggest supporter. They have been married for 24 years and have three children: Caitlyn (‘18), Paige (senior at MHS) and Lila (7th grade at Gateway Middle School).

 

STEPHEN NAPIER

 

Responsibility:  Men’s Freshman Basketball, 2nd year

High School: Stephen is a 2001 graduate of Talawanda High School. He earned All-County honors twice, All-League honors twice, and All-State honors in football in 2001. 

College: Stephen attended Kentucky Wesleyan College.   

Experience: Stephen has 6 years of experience coaching basketball at the high school level. He also has coached one year of high school football. His coaching experiences include Talawanda High School, Mr. Healthy High School, Lebanon High School, St. Francis High School, and Union County High School. 

Family: Stephen is married to Lauren. They have 3 children, Seeley (4), twins Jovie and Lana (2).

 

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

RAFAEL SOLER

Responsibility: Head Varsity Women’s Basketball, 1st 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! 

 

RYAN SCHALK

Responsibility: Women’s Varsity Assistant Basketball, 3rd year

High School: Ryan is a 2012 graduate of New Riegel High School. While at New Riegel, Ryan was a 3-year varsity basketball letterwinner and earned 1st Team All-League honors twice. Ryan earned 11 varsity letters at New Riegel including basketball, track, and cross country.

College: Ryan is a 2016 graduate of Bowling Green State University.

Experience: This is Ryan’s 3rd year coaching at Maumee. Ryan’s experience includes 2 years as an 8th grade girls basketball coach at Bowling Green Middle School and 1 year as an 8th grade girls basketball coach with Glass City Fury.

 

TOM BURZINE

Responsibility: Women’s Junior Varsity Basketball, 1st 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.

 

JAMES PIERCE

Responsibility: Freshman Women’s Basketball, 1st year 

High School: James is a 2014 graduate of Central Catholic High School

College: This fall James will graduate with his Associates Degree from Owens Community College in Education. Afterwards he will be finishing his degree in Secondary Education at Bowling Green University.

Experience: James has coached boys and girls basketball for 4 years. 2 years at St Ursula before going to Delta to coach boys basketball. Along with basketball James has coached Football for 6 years  and Track & Field for 4 years. This year James is the Freshman Head Coach. 

Family: James comes from a big family. He is the oldest of 6.

 

BOWLING

BRIAN ZATTAU

Responsibility:  Head Varsity Bowling, 2nd year

High School: Brian is a graduate of E.L. Bowsher High School. 

College: Brian received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from BGSU and a Master’s Degree in Education from Marygrove College. 

Experience: This is Brian’s 1st year coaching bowling at MHS but has been an avid, competitive bowler for over 40 years. Brian has coached football, girls basketball, and track & field at the middle school level as well as travel softball for over 30 seasons. 

Family: Brian is proud to live in Maumee with his wife of 19 years, Cindy, and their daughter Marissa (‘23). They have two other children, Brianna (‘19) and Dustin (‘11).

 

MARTY TEIFKE

Responsibility:  Assistant Bowling Coach, 8th year

High School: Marty is a 1983 graduate of St. John’s Jesuit High School. 

College: Marty attended The University of Toledo for one year. He then joined the Marine Corps from 1984-1988. 

Experience: This is Marty’s 8th year coaching the Maumee bowling team. Marty has been at the Timber Bowling Lanes since 1988. He also coached the Junior League at Timbers from 1991 to 2002 and ran the pro shop from 1989 until 2004. 

Family: Marty has 3 children, Gabby (in the business with Marty), Drew is in the Marine Corps, and Haley is a junior at Springfield High School.

 

CHEERLEADING

EMILY HAYNES

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! 

 

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!!

 

GYMNASTICS

MEGAN WOJTKOWIAK

Responsibility:  Head Gymnastics Coach, 8th year

High School:  Megan graduated from Central Catholic High School in 2006. She was a four-year varsity letterwinner and all district team & state qualifier her senior year.

College: Megan is a graduate of Bowling Green State University earning a degree in Three-Dimensional Studies. She also has a minor in Psychology.

Experience: Megan has been coaching gymnastics for 17 years and began her coaching at the YMCA and then moved to Exceleration Gymnastics Center. She has been involved in gymnastics for 30 years and grew up doing gymnastics for the South Toledo YMCA. She is currently the varsity gymnastics coach at St Ursula Academy, as well.  In Megan’s 12 years of coaching high school gymnastics, she has coached 6 state qualifiers.

 

HOCKEY

DEVIN CROSSER

Responsibility: Head Ice Hockey Coach, 4th year

High School: Devin is a graduate of Whitmer High School. He played varsity hockey for 4 years, was a 2-year varsity captain, 2 years Honorable Mention, and 2 years 2nd Team All-City. 

College: Devin has attended Owens Community College. 

Experience: Devin made his coaching debut with Maumee as the assistant varsity hockey coach running/operating the offense. This is Devin’s 4th year coaching hockey but his 3rd year as head coach.

 

RANDY WILKINS

  

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Ice Hockey Coach, 3rd year 

High School: Randy is a 2010 graduate of St. Francis de Sales High School. In 2010, his team finished the season as Red Division Champs and he earned All-Academic honors. 

College: Randy is a 2015 graduate of the University of Toledo where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Information Systems. 

Experience: Randy made his coaching debut with Maumee as a volunteer coach and now is an assistant varsity hockey coach. Randy has over 15 years experience playing hockey. 

Family: Even though Randy is not married, he is very close to his parents and sister.

 

WRESTLING

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.

 

BRIAN BUCK  

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Men’s Wrestling, 24th year  

High School: Brian is a 1990 graduate of Maumee High School. Brian was selected as team co-captain for football as a senior. He received many league honors during his football career. As a junior, Brian was selected to the First Team All-Northern Lakes League as a linebacker. He followed this accomplishment as a senior earning All-NLL as both a linebacker and running back. Brian was also selected as the Northern Lakes League Defensive Player of the Year. Brian also received district mention as First Team All-District as a running back and state mention as Honorable Mention All-Ohio. Brian was selected team captain for wrestling as both a junior and senior. He concluded his wrestling career at Maumee as two-time Northern Lakes League champion and as a three-time district qualifier. Brian received All-NLL Academic recognition for both football and wrestling.

College: Brian has attended the University of Findlay, University of Toledo, and Bowling Green State University. He has a Bachelor of Science in Education with a focus in Comprehensive Social Studies. Brian also has a Master’s Degree in Classroom Technology. 

Experience:  Brian has coached football for 17 years and has coached on 5 playoff teams and two NLL Championship teams.  Brian has coached wrestling for 24 years, including 30 NLL individual champions, 4 team championships, 20 state qualifiers, 11 state placers and 1 state champion.  Brian has coached track for 20 years, and has also had several league placers, district and regional placers. At the state level, he has had 8 qualifiers and 5 state placers.

Family: Brian resides in Maumee with his wife Jennifer, daughters Morgan (‘17), who attends the University of Findlay, Chloe (‘18), who attends Bowling Green State University, and his step children Austin (‘16), Makaylee (’17), Karissa (‘19), Cam & Allyson (‘24).

 

ROBBIE WHITMAN

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant Men’s Wrestling, 3rd year 

High School: Robbie is a 2017 graduate of Anthony Wayne High School. Robbie has wrestled for 11 years and played 4 years of football at Anthony Wayne. While at Anthony Wayne, the football team won their 1st ever Regional Championship. 

College: Robbie currently attends the University of Toledo where he is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. 

Experience: Robbie started his coaching career as a volunteer wrestling coach at Maumee High School. This is his 4th year of overall coaching wrestling. 

 

TODD WALBORN

 

Responsibility: Varsity Assistant/Volunteer Men’s Wrestling, 4th year 

High School: Todd is a 1993 graduate of Swanton High School. Todd began his wrestling career in 1982 and wrestled until he graduated in 1993. Todd also played football for 3 years at Swanton. 

College/Employment: Todd attended Bowling Green State University for 3 years where he studied Elementary Education. Todd has been employed by the City of Maumee since 1998. Todd is the Assistant Superintendent of the Division of Water. 

Experience: Todd used to help with the biddy wrestling program in Swanton and volunteered last year at Maumee High School. This is his 2nd year coaching at Maumee.