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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 - Varsity and JV Offensive Line Coach

Coach Bergdale is our offensive line coach for our JV and Varsity players here at DCHS.  Mark brings over 40 years of coaching experience to our program here at DCHS.  Please reach out to Coach Bergdale with any questions or comments that you might have.


Mark Bergdale

JV/Varsity O-Line 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

Tight Ends Coach

Ryan Buresh - Offensive Coordinator/ Wide Receivers Coach

Coach Buresh returns this year to the DC Football coaching staff for his 3rd season and will again coach our Varsity and JV wide receivers. In addition to coaching our receivers, Ryan will also continue in the role of our being our Varsity offensive  coordinator.


Ryan Buresh

Wide Receivers Coach

Phone: 785-656-3053

Sean Curtis - Varsity and JV Linebackers Coach

Coach Curtis returns for his 3rd 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 3rd 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

Running Backs Coach

Phone: 720-254-8723

Michael Jones - Varsity and JV Defensive Line Coach

Coach Jones returns this year for his 4th season with the Huskies and will again be our Varsity and JV Defensive 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 3rd season and will be the Varsity and JV QB's coach.


Isaac Lehman

Varsity/JV QB's Coach

Kimberly Santistevan - Varsity and JV Asst. Defensive Backs Coach

Coach Kimberly or Coach K.....returns to the DCHS freshman football coaching staff for her 3rd year and will serve as an assistant Defensive Backs coach to our varsity and JV players. 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.  Just last year, Coach K. led her Mile High Blaze Football team as the QB and Free Safety to their first national championship .


Kimberly Santistevan

Asst. DB's 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 - Head Freshman Coach

Coach Schembri returns to our freshman football coaching staff this year and will serve as the teams Head Freshman Level Coach.  Please reach out to Coach Schembri with any questions or concerns you might have.


Larry Schembri

Head 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