2008-09 Football
1 Steve Ogden WR
2 Nicholas Henton WR
2-D Taylor Deloye K
3 David Coneys WR
3-O Brian Fiani QB
4 Darien Jeffers RB
5 Anthony Curry DB
5-O Peter Burgett QB
6 Kyle Himmelwright DB
6-O Austin Gammage RB
7 Matt Upshaw QB
7-D C.J. Calteux DB
8 Bobby Wysocki QB
8-D Brandon Spinner DB
9 Corey Nash WR
9-D Tom Zidron DB
10 Warren Arnold QB
10-D Alex Byers DB
11 Zack Denny QB
12 Travis Anderson WR
13 Eli Crawford DB
13-O Nick Malantis QB
14 Tim Bennett WR
14-D Wes Tidball DB
15 Laurence Treadaway DB
16 Mike Miller DB
17 Johnny Doll RB
18 Ross Wiemer RB
19 Marty McAlpin QB
20 Mozale McHenry RB
21 Matt Watkins DB
22 Roger Satur DB
23 Quinn Henoch DB
24 Trey Clark DB
25 Josh Regent-Smith RB
26 John Popper RB
27 DeAndre' Pitts DB
28 Billy Doll DB
29 Isaiah Spears RB
30 Kris Serra LS
30-D Royce Parham DB
31 Jake Riedel RB
32 Adrian Gober DB
32-O Geoffery Fields RB
33 Evan Love LB
34 Dan Cottin RB
35 Ryan Koepke LB
35-O Ian Parker LB
36 Chris Walsh WR
36-O J.J. Jenkins WR
37 Sean Dillon LB
38 Andrzej Skiba K
39 Matt Markofski LB
40 Josh Lynn RB
41 Chris Smith K
42 Grant Bushong LB
43 Luke Kanclerz DB
44 Eddie Morelli RB
45 Zac Griffin LB
46 Alex Soller DB
47 Matt Mancl LB
48 Jeremy Mancos LB
49 Zack LaBarre RB
50 Marco Porcelli LB
50-D Alex Meagher LB
51 James Joos LB
52 JaVon Welch LB
53 Dave Tebo, Jr. OL
53-D Cody Gokan LB
54 Tristan Manvilla OL
54-D Adam Wicklund DL
55 Dominick Bellotte DL
55-D Michael Schatz, Jr. LB
56 Jeff Prange LB
57 Andrew Mack DL
58 Sean McMillan LB
58-D Jared Rose LB
59 Brian Laipple DL
59-O Nick Lazzell OL
60 Matt Noffke OL
61 Dave Wisniewski OL
62 Nathan Richter OL
63 Gavin Grillo OL
64 Brett Heber DL
65 Steve Lara OL
66 Amedeus Odemda DE
67 John Schulz DL
68 John Moriarty OL
68-D Jerrell Coleman-Miller DL
69 Abdullah Pratt OL
70 Brian Plachinski DL
70-O Nick Strzelecki OL
72 Tim Flynn OL
73 Doug Keppy OL
74 Ferdinand Velez OL
75 Tim Kratz OL
77 Nate Blair OL
78 Tayler Aiello OL
79 Ryan Kozey OL
80 Matthew Niehus TE
81 Desmond Lewis WR
82 Sean McCarty WR
83 Tom Oswald TE
84 Ryan Myers WR
85 Alex Petrik TE
86 Ryan O'Shea TE
87 Bill Burgett WR
88 Mitch Secrest P/K
89 Matt Dorow TE
90 Chris Lyda DL
91 Myke Worthem TE
92 Chris Gardner DL
93 Brian Goodaker DL
95 Darren Kincaid, Jr. DL
96 Adam Rundh DL
97 Nikko Carson DL
98 Ian Altieri DL
99 David Hamaker K
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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.