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HEAD COACH / OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR

Zach Stich

Zach is from Fergus Falls, MN where he graduated and played football.  He would go on to play two years of football at Minnesota State Community and Technical College as a Running Back.  After graduating from Bemidji State University, he would return to coach the MSCTC Spartans as an Offensive Line Coach.  Zach would become the Offensive Coordinator in his third year and has coached the Spartans for over a decade.  Zach is married to Claire Stich for 10 years and they have two children, Jared & Rachel.  Zach and his family live in Fergus Falls where Zach is the managing editor of The Fergus Falls Daily Journal, while Claire teaches.


DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

Joseph Barfknecht

First Year coaching with the Invaders. Joe has been coaching for 15 years, 10 of those years as a Coordinator at M State Fergus Falls. Joe has coaching every position on the football field.  Joe played 2 years at Fergus Falls Community College winning a state championship in 2001 and a year at Dakota Wesleyan University, a year at Moorhead State University.  Joe lives in Underwood with his wife Kendra and 2 daughters Mikah and Vera.


DEFENSIVE LINE COACH

Matt Lemen

This will be Matt’s first year coaching with the Invaders. Matt is from Fergus Falls MN where he played football and graduated. He went on to play center at M State in 1999/2000. Matt has experience coaching offensive and defensive line, along with a background in strength and conditioning. He is looking forward to being apart of the Invader program.


LINEBACKERS COACH

Josh Rothstein

This will be Josh’s first year coaching with the Invaders. He is looking forward to being apart of the Invader program.


OFFENSIVE ASSISTANT COACH

Bryce Westphal

Bryce has been coaching with the Invaders since 2016, taking over as co-Defensive Coordinator in 2018.  He played for Concordia College in Moorhead, and is currently an Offensive Line coach at West Fargo Sheyenne.  Bryce is currently engaged to Lacey Weaver, with the wedding planned for Summer 2021!


OFFENSIVE LINE COACH

Christian Beatty

This will be Christian’s first year coaching with the Invaders. After playing about 10 years of football he has decided to switch roles and begin his coaching career. Coming off a 2019 league title he is eager and ready to bring home another title. After being apart of the Invaders organization for three years he is looking forward to being in a different role this year in the Invaders program.


RUNNING BACKS COACH

Ryan Jacobson

Ryan is from Fergus Falls, MN. He was a three-year Varsity starter in high school making it to state his senior year in 4A. He played one year at Minnesota State Community and Technical College as a lineman starting every game. Ryan currently lives in Fergus Falls with his dog Claire.


WIDE RECEIVERS COACH

Chris Peterson

This will be Chris’ first year coaching with the Invaders. He is looking forward to being apart of the Invader program.


QUARTERBACKS COACH

Dylan Stender

This will be Dylan’s first year coaching with the Invaders. He is looking forward to being apart of the Invader program.


TIGHT ENDS / FULL BACKS COACH

Jordon Rosdahl

Jordon is born and raised in Fargo North Dakota, play 2 years at fargo North high, 1 year jv and 1 varsity, he played both offensive line and defensive. the last 4 years he has played offensive line, tight end and defensive line for the Invaders. Jordon currently lives in Fargo with his fiance kirah, stepdaughter luna, dog pixie and cat marble.