ThunderWolf Football Coaching Staff

The Colorado State University-Pueblo football coaching staff is one of the finest and most experienced you will find at the Division II level in the country.  Most of the staff gathered experience working with Division I programs, combining over 50 years of Division I coaching experience and over 80 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. 

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John Wristen

Head Coach

 

Phone: (719) 549-2075
Email: John.Wristen@colostate-pueblo.edu

 


Hunter Hughes
Defensive Coordinator

(719) 549-2029
Hunter.Hughes@
colostate-pueblo.edu

 

Chris Symington
Offensive Line Coach/
Run Game Coordinator
 

(719) 549-2041
Chris.Symington
@colostate-pueblo.edu

Daren Wilkinson

Offensive Coordinator

(719) 549-2269
Daren.Wilkinson
@colostate-pueblo.edu

Steve Sewell
Running Backs Coach

(719) 549-2059
Steve.Sewell
@colostate-pueblo.edu

       

Donnell Leomiti
Defensive Backs Coach/
Recruiting Coordinator
 

(719) 549-2124
Donnell.Leomiti
@colostate-pueblo.edu

Bernard Jackson
Wide Receivers Coach 

(719) 549-2269
bernard.jackson
@colostate-pueblo.edu

Carl Fetters
Outside Linebackers Coach

(719) 238-2312
Carl.Fetters
@colostate-pueblo.edu

Craig Ward 
Defensive Line Coach

(719) 549-2232
craig.ward@colostate-pueblo.edu

 

VOLUNTEER & STUDENT ASSISTANTS

Linebackers Coach: Dale Cresswell
Tight Ends Coach: Darrel Gorham 
Asst. Offensive Line Coach: Roxy Burris
Defensive Quality Control: Mark Haering
Defensive Graduate Assistants: Jake Novotny, Colby Starkebaum