Andy Lowry, Varsity Head Coach
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Rick Anderson, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Anderson is proud to be back with Columbine once again. This is his 9th season coaching the Offensive Line. He has a great group of young men on the line and is very excited about the 2011 season. Coach Anderson is very happy to be a member of the Columbine Football coaching staff and is looking forward to another great year with the Rebels. Columbine Football has such a rich tradition and I am very proud to be a part of it!
Bryan Halsey, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Halsey is in his 6th year at Columbine High School coaching Linebackers. Prior to Columbine he spent 5 years coaching football at the Junior College and University levels. Coach Halsey is also in his 6th year as a teacher at Columbine, where he is teaching Business and Marketing classes. He is married to Tricia and they have two wonderful little boys, Noah (2 years old) and Micah (9 months old).
Doc Holliday, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Holliday is a 1996 graduate of CHS, playing for Coach Lowry during his first years at Columbine in ‘94 & ‘95. He had the opportunity to play on at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota and graduate in 2001. He is currently teaching Physical Education at Mesa Middle School. This will be his 11th year at Columbine coaching the running backs. He is very excited to be back with his coaches and players and plans to have another successful season.
Darrel Hird, Varsity Assistant Coach
This is Coach Hird’s 2nd year coaching football at Columbine High School. He brings with him 16 years of coaching experience in high school sports including football and volleyball. Coach Hird is coaching Defensive linemen this year. Coach Hird is also involved in many football related functions in the community as the Event Manager for all USA Football events and NFL Junior Player Development programs. Coach Hird has been married to his high school sweetheart for 31 years. He quotes, “It is my honor to serve with this staff and with the great players of Columbine High School.”
Ivory Moore, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Moore is a product of Denver Public Schools is a graduate of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Coach Moore has been coaching track and football at Columbine since 1989. Coach Moore presently coaches wide receivers and linebackers. Coach Moore teaches American History and participates in a number of clubs and activities. Coach Moore quotes, "We continue to be excited about the challenges that the 2011 Rebels will experience."
Chris Mosier, Varsity Assistant Coach and Videographer
This is Coach Mosier’s 20th season as a coach with Columbine Football with an additional 8 years at Elizabeth High School, where he met Cheryl (who is now Mrs. Mosier). He graduated from CHS in 1979, received a teaching degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters from Grand Canyon University. He has taught in the Science Department at Columbine since 1996. Coach Mo edits and coordinates game film for the teams and for college recruiters as well as archiving films and pictures. His son Ryan attends Normandy Elementary. “The program that Coach Lowry has built here is the finest in the state. The support from our parents and the dedication of our players is truly a blessing. It shows in the love these coaches have for their players and the players have for their coaches. Rebel nation has truly been a very close family and will continue forever.”
Ty Rogers, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Rogers graduated from CHS in 2006. He graduated in December 2010 from Utah State University with a degree in Journalism & Communication. He also played five seasons of football with four letter awards. He is currently managing security for a construction company. His younger brother graduated from CHS in 2009 and is playing football at Sam Houston State in Huntsville, TX and is majoring in Criminal Justice. Coach Rogers quotes, "Rebelball is what I come from and I couldn't be more excited or feel more comfortable to be back home and coaching."
Scott Thomas, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Thomas is a Columbine alumnus who is in his 10th year of coaching both the Offensive and Defensive Lines. Coach Thomas believes the relationships forged by this football program and the people involved with it make strong and disciplined young men who are ready to face any future endeavor. The bond forged between coaches and athletes while working together towards a common goal go beyond what any simple game can teach young people. The young men involved in Rebel football discover a little more about themselves through the adversities, achievements, efforts, and commitments it takes to put on the blue and silver and represent our community. Coach Thomas knows that while success on the score sheets builds confidence it is the success in the classroom and community which builds character.
Tom Tonelli, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Tonelli coaches the secondary for the Varsity. Coach Tonelli is married with four children and is a teacher at CHS and an alumnus of Columbine, as well. Coach Tonelli quotes, “I am very excited as we start this year’s season and I am thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the coaching staff here at Columbine. I feel very fortunate to be surrounded by great coaches who care for their players. I am enthusiastic about our secondary this season. Columbine is a great place to be and I feel blessed that I come into contact with as many terrific families in this community.”
Dave Evans, Equipment
Dave Evans enters his 3rd season coaching football at CHS and 15th year overall. He has coached all levels from junior high to college. Dave will be working with kickers and equipment this year. He is a graduate of Kansas State University. Dave also coaches track and field, where he has led numerous student-athletes to state championships and Top 5 finishes in the throwing events.
Ron Crandall, Statistician
Ron is a retired Jeffco employee who has been involved with the Columbine football program for many years. Along with being the statistician, he helps organize the Rebel Golf Tournament every year. He is also Columbine’s game manager for all indoor sporting events. Ron is married to Sue and they have two grown children.
Matt Hertz, Athletic Trainer
Matt is starting his 19th year as an Athletic Trainer and His 5th year at Columbine. He is the trainer for all levels of Rebel ball as well as for all other sports at CHS. Matt is married to Angela, a 1st grade teacher at Aspen Academy. They have 3 children, Jordyn, Jared and Jim.