Jake Wateland, Head Coach
After 11 years with the Devils Lake Firebirds, 4 as an assistant and five as defensive coordinator, Jake 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. Jake received his masters degree from VCSU in 2011 in Education. Wateland teaches Social Studies at Central Middle School and is married to his wife Kensi, they have 2 children Haddie and Kace.

Assistant Coaches

Todd Lambrecht – Defensive Coordinator

Josh Jacobson – Offensive/Defensive Line Coach, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Dan Tuhy – Offensive/Defensive Line

Tyler Marquart – Linebackers and Wide Receivers Coach

Eric Counts – Freshmen Coach, Running Backs and Defensive Line

Tom Westcott – Freshmen Coach, Wide Receivers and Defensive Backs

Tyler Knutson – 8th Grade Offense

Bill Burdick – 8th Grade Defense

Alex Lundon – 7th Grade Offense

Derek Gathman – 7th Grade Defense


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