2004-05 Football
1 Steve Ogden WR
2 Alex Morrison RB
3 Charlie Thompson DB
4 Joe Milazzo QB
5 Jeff Horton RB
6 Kevin Knutson WR
7 Angelo Mirando QB
8 Patrick Cash WR
9 Matthew Van Daele RB
10 Tyler Kramer QB
11 Elliott Powell DB
12 Dustin Shamburg QB/P
13 Brad Smeja DB
14 Ryan Doerffler QB
15 DeMarquis Battle DB
16 John Schaekel DB
17 Michael Allen DB
18 Andrew McCawley K/P
19 Reggie Hicks DB
20 Nick Reid RB
21 Nicholas Haas LB
22 Michael Mroz DB
23 Seung Hwan Ro DB
24 Chris Daniels DB
25 Matt Markowski DB
26 Joel Cyrier RB
27 Mark Duncan RB
28 Mike Jones DB
29 Kevin Folk RB
30 Mike Montgomery DB
31 Dan Miller RB
32 Sal Washington RB
33 James Gregait DB
34 Jason Grunewald DB
35 Channing Hindel WR
36 Travis Davis LB
37 Stephen Lyons WR
38 Carl Burnside S
39 Matt Watkins DB
40 Garrett Kramer FB
41 Terrance McBryde LB
42 Kyle Kater LB
43 Kevin Grimoldby RB
44 Wesley Kosko FB
45 Rob Clark FB
46 Andrew Critchell LB
47 Matt Dorow WR/TE
48 Brandon Sturman LB
49 Ben Faulkner WR
50 Jimmy Riker DE
51 Sean Dillon LB
52 Josh Regent-Smith LB
53 Ryan Aliff LB
54 Jeff Prange LB
56 Steven Hlady C
57 Michael Schnoor LB
58 Ryan Palonka OL
59 Ted Soller DL
60 Evan Schlegelmilch OL
61 Brett Maynard DL
62 Brian Walsh OL
63 Ross Connor DL
65 Brad Schaum OL
66 Bill Marshall DL
68 Mike Schilling OL
69 John Schuetz K
70 Nathan Wagner OL
71 Kyle Padgett OL
72 Noah Schroeder DL
73 Matt Hoffmann OL
74 Casey Losiniecki OL
75 Ed Teare DL
76 Carl Simien OL
77 Justin Wiler OL/DL
78 Matt Mancl LB
79 Ryan Koepke LB
80 Jeff Hall WR
81 Kenny Keil TE
82 Joe Blahowicz WR/P
83 Wade Overton WR
84 Tom Schmidt TE
85 Jason Ramsdall WR
86 Erik Lynch TE
87 James Cantrell WR
88 Jake Feit TE/LS
89 Rob Giancola WR
90 Josh Little TE
91 Michael Herbert DL
92 Xavier Freeman DE
93 David Wright DL
94 Brandon Bogenschutz TE
95 Seungyeup Ro DT
96 Pete Karamitos DE
97 Doug Howard WR
98 Bradford Riley DL
99 Chris Sima DL
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Rob Hanson

Rob Hanson

POSITION Assistant Coach

Rob Hanson returned to the sidelines for the Valparaiso Crusaders for the 2006 season after a year’s hiatus.  The Valpo defensive line coach was an integral part of the Crusader coaching staff from 1996 to 2004 prior to taking a year off from football in 2005.  For the 2010 season, he moved to the other side of the football and assisted with the offensive line, but returned to coaching the defensive line in 2011.

The 2010 squad saw two offensive linemen earn Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League honors under Hanson’s watch and in 2011 he had a defensive lineman earn the same accolades.

Hanson’s defensive line was the front line on a pass defense that finished 11th in the nation in 2008.  Two of the defensive linemen went on the earn Honorable Mention All-PFL honors during the year as well.  One year later, in 2009, another defensive lineman earned Honorable Mention All-PFL accolades, while another earned Academic All-America honors.

In 2007, Hanson’s defensive line accounted for nearly 50 tackles for loss, including approximately 75 percent of the Crusaders’ 30 sacks on the season.  Valpo’s 2.73 quarterback sacks per contest ranked 12th among all NCAA Division I-FCS schools during the season.

One of Hanson’s defensive linemen, Andrew Mack, earned Second Team All-Pioneer Football League honors in 2007, one year after Jimmy Riker earned First Team accolades at the same position.

Hanson spent the final eight years of his first stay with the Brown and Gold as the defensive line coach after tutoring linebackers in his first season.  During Valpo’s run to the 2003 Pioneer Football League championship, Hanson’s defensive line recorded 16 of the team’s league-leading 28 sacks.  The defensive line also played a significant role in the 2000 PFL championship season, recording 24.5 of Valpo’s 40 sacks.  Hanson was instrumental in tutoring three-time First Team All-PFL selection Ric Edgcomb from 1998 to 2001.

Prior to arriving at Valparaiso, Hanson was the head football coach at Highland High School in Highland, Ind., for three years.  Before Highland, Hanson served as head football coach at Gavit High School in Hammond, Ind., beginning in 1987.  He was a two-time Lake Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, after guiding Gavit to two league championships.  Before enjoying success at Gavit, Hanson was the defensive coordinator at Wawasee High School, under head coach Myron Dickerson for four years, helping lead the Warriors to a state runner-up finish.

Hanson also had previous collegiate coaching experience, having served as a part-time offensive line coach at Western Michigan University and two years at Ball State University as a graduate assistant, where he coached the defensive line and the linebackers.  As a player, Hanson lettered as an offensive tackle at Ball State.

Hanson earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees from Ball State in 1976 and 1980, respectively, in physical education.  Hanson and his wife, Linda, have four grown children, Molly, Melissa, Michael, and Mitch.