O’Dea Football: With Tradition Comes Responsibility

The O’Dea High School Football Program is grounded in rich tradition. Monte Kohler has been the Head Coach for the Fighting Irish since 1985. Throughout his tenure Coach Kohler has led his teams to 3 State Championships, 7 State Championship games, 22 Metro Championships, and 28 State Tournament appearances. At O’Dea High School we believe it is essential that our young men learn the value of dedication and the sacrifice it takes to become part of a team. Our loyal and experienced Irish Coaching Staff consistently work to develop young men of character and purpose. This unwavering commitment to our student-athletes has paved the way for continuous success and high achievement. Go Irish!

Football Media Guide

Schedule
2016 Freshman Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time/Result
Saturday September 10 Ballard Ballard W 35-0
Thursday September 15 Bellevue Soundview L 17-14 (OT)
Saturday September 24 Blanchet Blanchet 10:00am
Thursday October 6 Seattle Prep Soundview 3:15pm
Saturday October 15 Garfield Garfield 2:30pm
Saturday October 22 Roosevelt Soundview 10:00am
Saturday October 29 West Seattle Hiawatha 6:30pm
Saturday November 5 Eastside Catholic Eastside Catholic 10:00am
2016 JV Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time/Result
Monday September 12 Newport Newport W 41-6
Monday September 19 Rainier Beach SE Athletic Complex W 22-6
Monday September 26 Blanchet Blanchet 5:00pm
Monday October 3 Seattle Prep Soundview 3:30pm
Monday October 10 Bainbridge Soundview 3:30pm
Monday October 17 Eastside Catholic Eastside Catholic 7:00pm
Monday October 24 TBD TBD TBD
2016 Varsity Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time/Result
Friday September 2 Lincoln West Seattle Stadium W 31-14
Friday September 9 Shelton Memorial Stadium W 45-6
Friday September 16 Skyview Kiggins Bowl, Vancouver WA W 35-32
Friday September 23 Blanchet West Seattle Stadium 7:00pm
Friday September 30 Seattle Prep West Seattle Stadium 7:00pm
Friday October 7 Bainbridge Bainbridge 7:00pm
Friday October 14 Eastside Catholic West Seattle Stadium 7:00pm
Friday October 21 Lakeside West Seattle Stadium 7:00pm

Varsity Playoff Schedule

Metro Playoffs – October 27, 28 & 29 (Memorial Stadium)

District Playoffs – November 4 & 5

State Playoffs

1st Round – November 11 & 12
Quarterfinals – November 18 & 19
Semifinals – November 25 & 26
State Championship – December 2 (Tacoma Dome)

Team
2016 Freshman Roster
2016 Varsity Roster
  • Monte Kohler: Head Football Coach
  • Mike Crotty: Defensive Coordinator
  • Tim Greenan: Assistant Coach
  • Joe Cronin: Assistant Coach
  • Brandon Maul: Assistant Coach
  • James Beck: Assistant Coach
  • John Duane: Assistant Coach
  • Mark Ledbetter: Assistant Coach
  • Al Roberts: Assistant Coach
  • Erasto Jackson: Assistant Coach
  • Kevin Chandler: Assistant Coach
  • Kurth Connell: Assistant Coach
  • Clark Hernandez: Assistant Coach
  • Nick Baker: Assistant Coach
  • Paxton Paynter: Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Dean Caswell: Trainer
  • Ben Szocik: Trainer
  • Jim Walters: Trainer
# Name Year Position
2 Quinton Lewis 12 WR/DB
3 J.P. Moriarty 11 WR/DB
4 Stephen Powell 11 K
5 Jamyn Patu 11 RB/DB
6 Mishael Powell 10 WR/DB
7 Emonte Scott 10 QB/DB
8 Andrew Walker 11 WR/H
9 Mark Tafia 10 RB/DB
10 Jack Anderson 10 QB/DB
11 Victor Felder 10 TE/DB
12 Ben Beale 12 QB/LB
13 Thomas Shorack 11 WR/DB
14 Cyrus Hunter 10 WR/DB
15 Cameron Mikami 12 WR/DB
16 Vlad Buchheit 10 RB/LB
17 Jason Wong 12 WR/DB
18 Zach Wright 10 QB/DE
19 Lucas Kramer 10 QB/DB
20 Connor Gregoire 11 RB/DB
21 Shea Carstens 12 RB/DB
22 Michael Ulugalu 10 RB/DB
23 Dakota Cruz 12 WR/DB
24 Fredrick Cooper 12 RB/LB
25 Hunter Franco 12 RB/LB
26 Tristan Kichline 10 K
27 Parker D'anna 11 RB/DB
28 Dominique Gates 12 WR/DB
29 Cyrus Filoteo 10 RB/DB
30 Isaiah Artis 11 RB/LB
31 Trevor Taylor 12 RB/DB
32 Sam Sanchez 12 TE/DE
33 Lewis Capers 12 FB/LB
34 Than Van Winkle II 11 RB/DB
35 Jonathan Gilbane 10 RB/DB
36 Zach Lee 10 WR/DB
37 Thomas Tabor 10 WR/P
38 Sean Mahoney 10 WR/DB
39 Basil Dizard 10 FB/DL
40 Mason Scott 11 RB/LB
41 Sebastian Miller 10 WR/LB
42 Kyle Hollabaugh 12 RB/LB
43 Thomas Stowers 12 WR/DB
44 Andre Davis 10 WR/DB
45 Gabe Schumer 10 RB/LB
46 Marcutio Hamaker 12 RB/LB
47 Skyler Kloth 11 RB/LB
48 Denez Haley 11 RB/LB
49 Jackson McDonald 10 FB/LB
50 V.J. Malo 11 RB/DE
51 Irvin Blanco 10 OL/DL
52 Jack Markowitz 11 OL/LB
53 Nick Sun 11 OL/DL
54 Jack Goldbert 12 OL/LB
55 Griffin Korican 11 OL/DL
56 Jaren Bakken 11 OL/DL
57 Roberto Proano 12 K
58 Micah Davis 11 OL/DL
59 Sebastian Arismendi 12 OL/P
61 Nick Schmitt 11 OL/DL
62 David Jones 11 OL/DL
63 Miles Krauter 11 OL/DL
64 Caleb Teshome 10 OL/DL
65 Edward Chavez 10 OL/DL
66 Doug Russell 12 OL/DL
67 Conner Dassa-Holland 10 OL/DL
68 Tony Flor 12 OL/DL
69 Taylor Kovacich 10 OL/DL
70 Sonat Taydas 10 OL/DL
71 Nolan Valicik 11 OL/DL
72 Dugan Moran 10 OL/DL
73 Martin Macedo 10 OL/DL
74 Will Malloy 11 OL/DL
75 Nathaniel Grose 11 OL/DL
76 Davion Dixon 11 OL/DL
77 Warren King 12 QB/DE
78 Preston Halwege 10 OL/DL
79 Caden Steele 11 OL/LB
80 Wayne Johnson 11 TE/DE
81 Jack Pauly 10 WR/DB
82 Hank Przelenski 10 K
83 Makai Santos-Magee 11 WR/DB
84 Grant Stading 10 WR/DB
85 Jack Westover 11 WR/DB
86 Montineze Johnson 12 WR/DB
87 Spencer McCabe 12 TE/DE
88 Miles Taliaferro 11 WR/DB
89 Peter Gockowski 11 WR/DB
Gavin Doerr 10 TE/DE
Announcements

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Coach's Corner

Coach Monte Kohler has been the Head Coach at O’Dea High School since 1985. In his 31 years coaching he has led his teams to three State Championships (1991, 1994, 1995), 23 League Championships, and 22 consecutive State Tournament appearances. Kohler’s teams have qualified for the WIAA State football Championships 28 times; they have been State finalists 7 times. In his coaching career he has an overall record of 299-51, which ranks Kohler 3rd for number of wins amongst all football coaches in the state of Washington. Kohler’s teams have also been named Academic State Champions three times (1993, 1995, 1999). Monte was inducted into O’Dea High School’s Wall of Honor in 2000, the Washington State Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2010, and the Pacific Northwest Hall of Fame in 2014. He has served as O’Dea’s Athletic Director for 30 years and teaches A.P. History. Monte enjoys spending time with his wife, Jana, son John-Edward, daughter Cody-Marie, step-daughter Ashley, and step-son Race. They also have two grandchildren: John-Phillip and Parker-Marie.

For more information about Irish Football contact Monte Kohler: (206) 624-2068 or odad@odea.org.

History
State Champions
1991
1994
1995
Academic State Champions
1993
1995
1999
State Tournament Appearances
1978 1982 1983 1984 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1994 1995 1996 1997
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
2012 2013 2014
Metro League Champions
1978 1983 1984 1987 1988 1989 1990
1992 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007
2009 2010 2011 2013
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