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A list of your DCHS Football Coaches and ways to contact them.

Eric Rice - Head Coach

Coach Rice enters his 5th year as the Head Football Coach at Douglas County HS and his 21st year as a high school head football coach here in Colorado.  Please feel free to e-mail, call or text Coach Rice with any questions you might have about upcoming practices or events, or just to get information about the program in general.

(303) 909-8975



Eric Rice

Head Coach

Phone: 303-909-8975

Mark Bergdale - Head Freshman Coach

Coach Bergdale is our Freshman level Head Coach.  Mark brings over 40 years of coaching experience to our program here at DCHS.  Coach Bergdale spent 13 years as an assistant at Chatfield HS.  Please reach out to Coach Bergdale with any questions or comments that you might have.


Mark Bergdale

Freshman Head Coach

Phone: 303-995-6867

Anthony Bortot - Varsity and JV Tight Ends Coach

Coach Bortot is an alum of Douglas County HS (Class of 2008) and was part of the State Championship football team here at DCHS in 2005 as well as the state runner up team in 2007. Coach Bortot will serve our team this year as our Tight Ends coach for varsity and JV players Please reach out to Coach Bortot if you have any questions, comments or concerns.


Anthony Bortot

Wide Receivers Coach

Ryan Buresh - Offensive Coordinator/ Wide Receivers Coach

Coach Buresh returns this year to the DC Football coaching staff for his 2nd season and will again coach our Varsity and JV wide receivers. In addition to coaching our receivers, Ryan will also take on the role of our being our Varsity offensive  coordinator.


Ryan Buresh

Wide Receivers Coach

Phone: 785-656-3053

Daniel Castro - Freshman Asst. Coach

Coach Castro is new to our freshman program this year.  We are excited to have Coach Castro with us to coach our freshman level offensive and defensive lines.


Daniel Castro

Asst. Freshman Coach

Phone: 510 776-1993

Sean Curtis - Varsity and JV Linebackers Coach

Coach Curtis returns for his 2nd season on the DCHS Huskies Football coaching staff.  Coach Curtis will coach Varsity and JV Linebackers along with Coach Saunders.


Sean Curtis

Varsity/JV Linebackers Coach

Zach Johnson - Varsity and JV Running Backs Coach

Coach Johnson returns for his 2nd season on the DCHS football coaching staff and will serve as our Varsity and JV running backs coach. Zach is a graduate of Douglas County HS and played his four years of high school football for the Huskies.


Zach Johnson

Tight Ends Coach

Phone: 720-254-8723

Michael Jones - Varsity and JV D-Line Coach

Coach Jones returns this year for his 3rd season with the Huskies and will again be our varsity and JV D-Line coach.  Coach Jones comes to us from Northern Illinois University and an 8 year veteran of the US Navy.



Michael Jones

Varsity/JV D-Line Coach

Phone: 720-799-4598

Isaac Lehman - Varsity and JV QB's Coach

Coach Lehman is a science teacher here at DCHS.  Coach Lehman will return to the the DCHS Football staff for his 2nd season and will be the Varsity and JV QB's coach.


Isaac Lehman

Varsity/JV Running Backs Coach

Kimberly Santistevan - Freshman Asst. Coach

Coach Kimberly or Coach K.....returns to the DCHS freshman football coaching staff for her 2nd year and will serve as the Receivers and Defensive Backs Coach. Coach K. brings her several years of experience as a player/coach on the Mile High Blaze women's full contact football team to assist our DC  Huskie football players.  


Kimberly Santistevan

Freshman Asst. Coach

Phone: 720-705-5223

Coach Saunders - Varsity and JV Asst. Linebackers Coach

Coach Saunders will assist our Huskies football team by coaching JV and Varsity linebackers here at DCHS.  Please feel free to reach out to Coach Saunders if you have any question, comments or concerns.


John Saunders

Asst. Linebackers Coach

Phone: 303-396-2528

Larry Schembri - Freshman Asst. Coach

Coach Schembri returns to our freshman football coaching staff this year and will coach Linebackers and Running Backs.


Larry Schembri

Asst. Freshman Coach

Chris Veto - Varsity and JV Defensive Backs Coach

Coach Veto, is our JV and Varsity level defensive backs coach.  Please feel free to contact Coach Veto with any questions, comments or concerns you might have.


Chris Veto

Defensive Backs Coach