Kimberly High School
Conference: 3A Sawtooth Central Idaho Conference
Head Coach: Rich Bishop
Years as Head Coach: 2nd year
Previous Experience: Varsity Assistant for 15 years previous.
Record Last Year: 3-5
State Titles: None
Dominik Unger, Scott Plew, John Wilson, Darin Gonzales, Simon Olsen, Zach Kelsey.
Who do you have coming back this year?
Dustin Diaz, OL/DL, 12; Joe Tews, RB/LB, 12; Chris Shaw, RB/LB, 12; Dallin Brady QB/WR/DB,12; Derek Wadsworth, QB/DB, 12; Dillon Ellis, OL/DL, 11; Trey Cranney, OL/DL, 12; Anfernee Vega, RB/LB, 12; Tristan Kulhanek,WR/DB, 12; Anthony Unger, WR/DB, 12.
Photo By: Kelly Magee - #65 Dustin DIaz
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Running the ball with some strong backs like Chris Shaw and Joe Tews.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Hope to improve on the passing game this year.
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
We are going to focus on stopping the run and try to put pressure on the passer.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
We hope to create more turnovers.
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Seeing how this group of Seniors steps up.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
With such a small conference, all three of our conference games are big and should be very competitive.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
With few numbers in the upper classes, we have to stay healthy and be the team that is in the best shape.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school football?
I love the game of football and I love working with these young athletes and seeing if we can get them to play better than they thought they could. And high school football is all about Friday Nights. Love that time of year.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
We get great support from our administration, we have great kids to work with, and we have parents and a community that cares about what we are doing and loves to get involved.