ThunderWolves 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

2014 NCAA Division II Coach of the Year
Five Time RMAC Coach of the Year 

Phone: (719) 549-2075


Donnell Leomiti
Defensive Coordinator/DB's Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

(719) 549-2124


Mike McCarty
Offensive Coordinator

(719) 549-2041

Offensive Coordinator

(719) 549-2041

Pass Game Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach

(719) 549-2269

Carl Fetters
Outside Linebackers Coach 

(719) 238-2312

Mark Haering
Wide Receivers Coach

Kyle Mossbrucker
Special Teams Coach

(719) 549-2269

Luke Munsterteiger
Tight Ends Coach

(719) 549-2269

Herman Smith
Defensive Line Coach 

(719) 549-2232

Pete Brown
Running Backs Coach

(719) 549-2059

Stanton Holland
Wide Receivers Coach

(719) 549-2269







Linebackers Coach: Dale Cresswell
Asst. Offensive Line Coach: Roxy Burris
Asst. Offensive Line Coach: Lou Flores
Asst. Defensive Backs Coach: Mannie Rathell
Student Asst. Cornerbacks Coach: Bradley Zeka
Mental Performance Enhancement Expert:
 Dr. Rick Perea