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Mount Si High School
8651 Meadowbrook Way SE
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
(425) 831-8100
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Charlie Kinnune
Head Coach
Charlie Kinnune is entering his 25th season as Head Football Coach for Mount Si High School. He was a 1981 graduate of Issaquah High School. He was a KingCo All League player in 1978, 79 and 80, Washington AP All State Team C in 79 & 80, an East-West All State participant in 1981 and a member of the KingCo "All Decade" 1980's Team. Coach Kinnune played college ball at Spokane Community College in 1981 and 82 and went on to play for Western Washington in 1983. His coaching experiences include: Western Washington Assistant Coach in 1984, 85 & 86, Kentridge High Assistant Football Coach and Head Wrestling Coach in 1990 & 91. Some of his accolades in coaching the Wildcats include: KingCo Head Coach of the Year 2006 and 2012, recipient of the Pro Athletes Outreach Wall of Fame Award at Bellevue Athletic Club (2009), “NFL High School Coach of the Week” in 2012, and the WIAA District 2 “Coach of the Year” for 2013.
Over the last 25 years, his teams are perfect in district playoff games (8-0), including the school’s first playoff victory in the 4A classification in 2015. His teams have established school records in wins, total offense, total defense, and many individual categories. His teams have produced numerous All-Conference and All-State athletes, in addition to over 70 graduates that have moved on to play football in the college and junior college ranks. He has had numbers of assistant coaches recognized by the conference and the media for their accomplishments during his tenure. He has had numerous former players go in to coaching because they were impacted by his passionate dedication to young people and the great game of football. His coaching staff regularly includes former players who return to be a part of the Mount Si Football program.  
Wayne Lewis
Assistant Head Coach
Defensive Coordinator
Line Backers
On the Wildcat Football staff for 22 years.
Other coaching positions include: Assistant Coach Decatur High School, Head Coach SMS
Attended Decatur High School. Played football as Line Backer and Running Back. High School Awards: All-State and Inducted into Federal Way School District Hall of Fame.
Attended Western WA University 1984-89. Played college football as a Line Backer. College Awards: Two-time All-American, 3 time defensive MVP, Member of the All-Century team, Career tackles leader, played in Italy and England
Currently employed at Mount Si HS as a teacher. 
Ken Gunderson
Varsity - Offensive Coordinator
Quarterbacks Coach
Now entering my 6th season at Mt Si High School as the offensive coordinator / QB coach1981 graduate of Issaquah High school, where I played football and baseball. Went on to the University of Puget Sound where I played baseball. Started coaching in 2002 at Liberty High School, where I coached RB's DB's and QB's. Became the offensive coordinator in 2008 and in 2009.
Eric Barden
Defensive Backs Coach
Eric has been with the Mt. Si program for 4 years and has served as the offensive coordinator on the Freshman and JV teams, receivers coach and is working with Varsity/JV defensive backs this season. Eric played QB in college at Wenatchee Valley College and a short stint with the University of Washington.
Brett Bergstrom
Strength and Conditioning
Defensive Back Coach
Played at Mount Si High School
Played in the East vs West
2 years at Shasta College as Free Safety
3 years at Eastern Washington as Safety and kicker
Played 1year for the New Orleans Saints
First year coaching safeties
Dennis Bortz
Linebacker Coach
Coach Dennis has coached football for more than 40 years. He has coached at the High school level, College level for Spring Ball and then Jr. College level for two years. Dennis moved her from Pennsylvania in 2005. Go Penn State!
Steve Botulinski
Varsity - Defensive Line
On the Wildcat Football staff for 8 years (2007, 2010-Present).
Other coaching positions include: Twin Falls Middle School Head Football Coach (2008-2009), Mount Si High School Head Girls Golf Coach (2014-Present).
Attended Mt. SI High School-played football as a three year starter at Defensive End/Tight End.
Recognition-2000-2nd team All-King-Co Tight End; 2001-All State Nominee TE, 1st team All-King-Co Tight End/2nd team All-King-Co Defensive End, Team Captain 2001, Team MVP 2001, National Football Foundation Academic Scholar, and MSHS Athlete of the year. Attended Western Washington University 2001-2006-played football as a Tight End for two seasons.
Currently employed at Mount Si High School as a World History and American Law teacher.
Jeremy Cromer
Varsity - Offensive Line
Coach Cromer began his coaching career in 2008 at Hammond High School in Columbia MD where he began as a JV offensive line coach. The following year he was named the Junior Varsity Head Coach. After taking an 0-30 junior varsity team to a 4-6 record. Coach Cromer was promoted to Varsity defensive back and wide receiver coach. In 2010 there were changes in the coaching staff and he was moved to coaching Outside Line backers and Running Backs. Following the 2011 season Coach Cromer’s family had an opportunity to move to the Pacific Northwest where he met Coach Kinnune. Coach Kinnune offered him an assistant varsity coaching position where he returned to his roots coaching the Offensive Line. After assisting Coach Maher for two seasons, Coach Cromer was named Varsity Offensive Line Coach in 2015.
2010 Defensive Backs Coach - Baltimore Touchdown Club All-star Game - Metro Team
2015 Offensive Line Quality Control Coach-90th East-West Shrine Game – West Team
Randy Griffin
Varsity - Line Backers
Equipment Manager
He is entering his 17th year in the Wildcat program.
He has served in many capacities with the junior football league.
Randy also coached at Chief Kanim for 3 years.
Jean Hillel
Varsity - Defensive Backs
Film & Scout Coordinator
Played 7 years, coaching for 25+years and won 1 championships (1 Quebec and 1 Capital HS in Olympia WA). 
Coaching with MSHS for the past 7 years and the past 5 years my role is film manager, it includes (but not limited to): coordination of the video crew (7 Cameramen), Hudl manager (for rosters, coaches, playbook, game/practice schedule, etc.), managing team video in Hudl (all practices, games and opponent scout, post game posting cut game film for coaches use), maintain our 5 IP cameras systems at MSHS Stadium operational.
Chris Jackson
Varsity - Defensive Line (DL)
24th year on MSHS football staff as offensive and defensive line coach Attended Issaquah High School, playing football as Offensive and Defensive Tackle. Attended Whitman College 1984-1989; WWU 1990-1991 Currently Employed by: Mt Si High School teaching English for 24 years.
Gregg Meyers
Varsity  -  Running Backs / Special Teams
Entering 15th year on football staff @ Mt Si. 
Played for Prospect High, OR in 74-78, College football at Southern Oregon State. Skyline 7 All league RB/LB. East-West All State Alternate.
Gregg is also the Boy's Head Track and field coach and is an award winning Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher at Mount Si.
Hugh Millen
Varsity Skills Coach
Coach Hugh Attended Roosevelt High School in Seattle, then continued on at the University of Washington. This is his second year coaching at the High School Level.
Josh Mitchell
Varsity Tight End/Offensive Line Coach
Varsity Tight Ends coach and Assistant Offensive Line. I played at Mount Si and went on to play four years at Oregon State. I also wrestled throughout high school. I was a first team all Pac 12 center my senior year. My degree is in Sociology. I am also the head wrestling coach at Mount Si. I am very happy to be a part of this staff and to be able to give back to these kids and this great sport. It's been awesome working under my old head coach who I believe is the best head coach in the state. 
Chris Moore
Varsity Wide Receivers
Entering 4th year on Mt Si football staff.
Attended Issaquah High School - played wide receiver and defensive back. Voted 1st team All-KingCo WR and DB. 1990 East-West All State participant.
Attended Western Washington University – four year letter winner in football.
Chris is also the 1992 ESPY AWARDS Winner for the "1992 College Football Play of the Year"! See it by clicking here and read about it by clicking here.
Ken Williams
Varsity Assistant - Running Backs
Member of the Mt. Si Wildcats program for more than eight (8) enjoyable years. I have coached both in the Northshore and Lake Washington school districts. Over the past eight years I have assisted the Running Back Athletes. Currently, I am the Varsity Assistant Running Backs coach, teaming up with Coach Meyer to develop good athletes, and creating an enjoyable high school experiences. My sporting experience began in the south where I was a dual sport athlete that consisted of track and field, as well as football . I attended high School in Mississippi and later Jackson State University as a running back (Go Tigers!). My enjoyment of football has taken me from Michigan, Colorado and eventually coming to an end in Seattle. Over the last twenty plus years I have worked in the field of Law Enforcement it has been a pleasure giving back to the communities, but even more rewarding by being a role model, football coach and WILDCAT. (Go CATS!)
John Zanas
Varsity - Defensive Backs
Strength & Conditioning
John has coached at Mount Si since 2004 and previous to that was a coach at Kamiak High School. He is the Owner and Director of Peak Sports and Spine-Snoqualmie. He is a graduate from Lake Stevens High School and the University of Washington in Sports Psychology and Physical Therapy. He lectures across the county on Sports Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning.
Brian Tawney
Freshman Head Coach
Entering his 7th Year coaching at Mt. Si, Brian graduated from Eastlake high school in 1996 and then spent 6 years in the Navy.
He then walked on and played Outside Linebacker at the University of Washington where he lettered twice and won scout player of the week twice (vs. Oregon and Washington State) as well as Tyee Council Award for community outreach.
He helped coach football at Chief Kanim during the 07 season and at Twin Falls the 09 season before moving up to the high school level where he is now the head coach of the Freshmen football team. “I just want to thank the staff here for giving me an opportunity to coach and give back to a game that has given me so much.”
Alex Hiebert
Freshman Coach
Offensive Coordinator 
3rd season coaching at Mt. Si. I spent the first two seasons assisting with Linebackers on JV/V before switching to my current role as C-Team Offensive Coordinator. I am a class of 2009 graduate of Mt. Si and an alumni of the program, playing during the seasons of 2005-2008. Looking back on my playing career from High School to College to Pro, I can say without a doubt my most memorable moments stem from my time in the Wildcat Football program and I am honored to be able to return as a coach.
Jeremy Adams
Freshman Coach - O Line / D Line
This is Jeremy’s first year with MSHS football. He is the C-team lineman coach
Jeremy is originally from Texas. He has coached in the Snoqualmie Valley for 7 years in multiple sports. He has also been a mentor and youth leader for over 20 years.  Jeremy has played over 20 seasons of football including University of Washington where he recently gained the honor of being named a Husky Football Legend with Run to Win Outreach by playing both Guard and Tackle at 6 feet 8 inches 450 pounds running the 40-yard dash in 4.9 seconds dubbing him the "Biggest Husky Ever, Mount Adams!"  Jeremy is married to his best friend. They have 4 children and they all take joy in serving the community.
Dave Bluher
Freshman Coach - O Line / D Line
David has played football for six years, four at Mount Si as a center and defensive end. He was a junior on our 2012 team that went to the Tacoma Dome. This is his 3rd year coaching at Mount Si
Dave Clifford
Freshman Coach - O Line / D Line
Varsity Team Stats
Coach Dave has coached Football at Mount Si High School for 43 years. The last 15 have been with the Freshman team. He also coaches track at Mt Si. Dave also teaches Social Studies at Mt Si. He is a graduate of Washington State and West Bremerton High School.
Jeremy Faoro
Freshman Coach - WR - CB - Safties
Jeremy is a 2002 Graduate of Mount Si High School. He was a 3-year letterman in football and a 4-year letterman in baseball. After High School he has attended Bellevue College and Chemeketa Community College. Jeremy has 12+ years of coaching experience in both football and baseball at all different ages. He is entering his 4th year on the Mount Si high school football staff and will be coaching the Freshman. He has have coached the Mount Si baseball team since 2005 and was the 2011 – WIAA 3A Baseball State Champions.
Medical Staff
 From Left to Right:
James Bent - Sports Medicine Student Aide
Taylor Baldwin - Head Athletic Trainer
Betsy Carrol - Sports Medicine Student Aide
Team Physician: Dr. John Nowicki, ND
Team Physician: Dr. Tyler Nathe, M.D.
Team Physician: Dr. Erik Brand, M.D.
Team Photographer: Curt Carlson
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