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Willis Barringer
Assistant Coach
2010-11 Football Coaches
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Willis Barringer

Willis Barringer joined the Valparaiso coaching staff in the summer of 2009 as a graduate assistant and serves as the Crusaders’ secondary coach.

In his first season with the Brown and Gold, two of Barringer’s defensive backs garnered Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League honors.

He arrived at Valpo from the College of Wooster where he served as the cornerbacks coach on a team that went 8-2 in 2008.  The defense set a new school record with 20 interceptions and the Fighting Scots ranked in the top-three in the league in every defensive category.  Barringer coached two All-North Coast Athletic Conference cornerbacks.

Barringer spent one season as the defensive backs coach at Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio, prior to his stint at Wooster, and had First Team and Second Team All-City League defensive backs under his guidance.  One of his pupils went on to play cornerback at the University of Pittsburgh.

A three-year starter at safety at the University of Michigan, Barringer was also the team’s Special Teams Player of the Year in 2004.  He played in three Rose Bowls, earning a pair of starting assignments for the Wolverines.

Barringer earned his bachelor’s degree in liberal arts at Michigan in 2006 with a concentration in English.  He currently is working on his master’s degree in sports administration at Valparaiso.

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