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

Eric Rice - Head Coach

Coach Rice enters his 3rd year as the Head Football Coach at Douglas County HS and his 19th year as a high school head football coach here in Colorado.  Coach Rice will assist all position groups on defense this year and will also take on defensive coordinator duties.  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

Jacob Allen - Freshman Asst. Coach

Coach Allen joins the DCHS freshman football coaching staff this year and will serve as their Linebackers and Running Backs coach.


Jacob Allen

Freshman Asst. Coach

Phone: 719-310-4102

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 - QB's Coach/Co-Offensive Coordinator

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 QB's coach and Co-Offensive Coordinator. Please reach out to Coach Bortot if you have any questions, comments or concerns.


Anthony Bortot

Wide Receivers Coach

Ryan Buresh - JV/Varsity Receivers Coach

Coach Buresh joins our Douglas County HS Football coaching staff for his first season with the program. Coach Buresh is new to Colorado after completing his college football playing career and earning his business degree from Kansas Wesleyan University.


Ryan Buresh

Wide Receivers Coach

Phone: 785-656-3053

Sean Curtis - Varsity/JV Linebackers Coach

Coach Curtis joins the DCHS Huskies Football coaching staff for his first season.  Coach Curtis will coach Varsity and JV Linebackers along with Coach Saunders.


Sean Curtis

Varsity/JV Linebackers Coach

Nick Grimm - Asst. Head Coach / Offensive Line Coach/Co-Offensive Coordinator

Nick Grimm, a 1999 graduate of DCHS begins his second season as an asst. coach here with the Huskies and again will coach our JV and Varsity level Offensive Linemen. Also this year Coach Grimm will serve as our Varsity teams Co-Offensive Coordinator. Please feel free to reach out to Coach Grimm with any question, concerns or comments you might have.


Nick Grimm

Offensive Line Coach

Zach Johnson - JV/Varsity Tight Ends Coach

Coach Johnson joins the DCHS football coaching staff to coach Tight Ends after returning back to Castle Rock from attending college at Colorado Mesa University.  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/JV D-Line Coach

Coach Jones moves up this year to become 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

Freshman Asst. Coach

Phone: 720-799-4598

Isaac Lehman - JV/Varsity Running Backs Coach

Coach Lehman is a science teacher here at DCHS.  Coach Lehman will join the DCHS Football staff for his first season and will be the Varsity and JV running backs coach.


Isaac Lehman

Varsity/JV Running Backs Coach

Kimberly Santistevan - Freshman Asst. Coach

Coach Kimberly or Coach K.....joins the DCHS freshman football coaching staff this year and will serve as the defensive line coach. Coach K. bring 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 - JV/Varsity 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 joins our freshman football coaching staff this year and will coach defensive backs and receivers.


Larry Schembri

Asst. Freshman Coach

Chris Veto - JV/Varsity Defensive Backs Coach

Coach Veto, after serving as head freshman coach for two seasons, will now work with our JV and Varsity level defensive backs.  Please feel free to contact Coach Veto with any questions, comments or concerns you might have.


Chris Veto

Defensive Backs Coach