Jake Wateland, Head Coach
After 11 years with the Devils Lake Firebirds, 4 as an assistant and five as defensive coordinator, Coach Wateland was named head coach in 2015. He attended Jamestown College and graduated with a degree in History/Political Science and played football for the Jimmies. He received his masters degree from VCSU in 2011 in Education. Wateland serves as the Assistant Principal at Central Middle School and is married to his wife Kensi, they have 2 children Haddie and Kace.

Assistant Coaches

Todd Lambrecht – Defensive Coordinator

Dan Tuhy – Defensive Line & Offensive Line Coach

Tyler Marquart – Outside Linebackers & Wide Receivers Coach

Eric Counts – Offensive Line & Defensive Line Coach

Tom Westcott – Freshmen Coach, Inside Linebackers & Wide Receivers Coach

Alex Lundon – Freshmen Coach, Quarterbacks Coach

Tyler Knutson – 8th Grade Offense

Bill Burdick – 8th Grade Defense

Brendon Flynn – 7th Grade Defense


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