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John Dahman
Assistant Coach
2010-11 Football Coaches
PHONE: (219) 464-5293 EMAIL: John.Dahman@valpo.edu
John Dahman

John Dahman joined the Valparaiso University football coaching staff during the winter of 2010, and will coach the linebackers this season.

Dahman arrived at Valpo after coaching for five years at MacArthur High School in Decatur, Ill., where he was the defensive line coach.  He began his coaching stint as a volunteer assistant for the first two years, before moving into a full-time position in the later seasons.

In 2008, Dahman helped lead MacArthur to the state quarterfinals while coaching a First Team and Second Team All-Big Twelve Conference linemen.  In 2009, he also guided a First Team All-Conference selection, as well as an All-Area pick.  He also was the football program’s strength and conditioning coach during his final two seasons.

In addition, Dahman was chosen to be a member of the Illinois East-West All-Star game coaching staff in 2009.

Dahman played collegiate football at Aurora University for three seasons, before earning his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Millikin University in 2009.  He is now enrolled in the sports administration master’s program at Valparaiso University.

2010-11 Football
Football Coaches
Dale Carlson
Head Coach
Bob Muckian
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Tony Pierce
Defensive Coordinator
Robert Lee
Special Teams Coordinator
Marcus Knight
Assistant Coach
Rob Hanson
Assistant Coach
Cliff Glover
Assistant Coach
John Dahman
Assistant Coach
Willis Barringer
Assistant Coach
Trevor Jaskiw
Graduate Assistant
Ryan Stewart
Student Assistant
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler