Football Coaches
Landon Fox
Head Coach
Chris Limbach
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
Brian Dougherty
Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Coach
Jon Robinson
Special Teams Coordinator/Linebackers Coach
Brannon Dunn
Defensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator
Brad Bustle
Offensive Line Coach
Fred Gladney
Wide Receivers Coach
Alex Curtis
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Cory Colder
Running Backs Coach
RJ Ghilarducci
Nickelbacks Coach
Jackson Smith
Defensive Tackles Coach
Shane Heston
Director of Recruiting
Madison Soliday
Assistant Director of Football Operations
Dena Smiley
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Zach Greiner

Zach Greiner

Tight Ends Coach

Phone (219) 464-5229

Zach Greiner completed his fourth season on the Valpo coaching staff in 2018 and currently serves as an outside linebackers coach. Greiner was on staff as the program enjoyed its first winning season since 2003 in 2017.

Several of Valpo’s outside linebackers thrived during the 2018 season, including Mike Wheeler, who earned All-PFL Honorable Mention and Academic All-PFL First Team. Wheeler had 2.5 tackles for loss on Nov. 3 at Marist, equaling the most by a Valpo player in a single game since 2015. Austin Petrie also had a strong season at outside linebacker, highlighted by 2.0 sacks on Oct. 27 vs. Drake, the most by a Valpo player in a single game since 2015.

Greiner also helps oversee the program’s video and film efforts.

The University of Saint Francis alum served as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, working with the offensive line, before accepting a position as assistant offensive line coach at Valparaiso High School

Greiner started all 48 games at the University of Saint Francis throughout his four years. He was a mainstay on the team's offensive line, having logged time at left guard, left tackle and center. He led the Cougars to two Mid-States Football Association (MSFA) ME Conference Championships in his four seasons. Greiner was named a First Team All-MSFA center his senior year after earning Second Team honors his junior season at guard.

During his prep years, Greiner also won a conference championship while at Valparaiso High School. The 2009 grad was an Indiana Football Coaches Association (IFCA) and Associated Press (AP) First Team All-State tackle.

What They’re Saying About Coach Greiner

Kurt Mattix, Eastern Kentucky Defensive Coordinator, 1999 Valpo grad and former Valpo assistant coach: “Zach is a young, energetic coach who teaches with knowledge and passion. He’s a coach who grew up in the area and has a passion to get Valpo back on top in the conference. He’s very knowledgeable and has coached on both sides of the ball. He’s been a part of successful teams at both the high school and college levels. He understands what it takes to be an elite college athlete. He will be a great asset to Coach Fox’s staff.”

Joey Didier, University of Saint Francis Defensive Coordinator: “Zach is a great young coach with tons of potential. He has experience on both sides of the ball, a great attitude and is very passionate about coaching for his hometown team.”