Coeur d'Alene High School
Conference: 5A Inland Empire League
Head Coach: Shawn Amos
Years as Head Coach: Entering 18th year
Previous Experience: Head Coach at Kellogg
Record Last Year: 9-3
State Titles: 1982, 1985, 2010, 2011, 2013
Jeff Vesser (DC), Ron Nelson (OC), Dustin Shafer (OL), Corey Brown (OL), Tony Carrico (WR), Derek Edwards (LB), Brian Holgate (DL)
Who do you have coming back this year?
33 Gibson Green, RB/LB, 12;
22 Drew Berger, RB/LB, 12;
57 Myles Flanagan, OL/LB, 12;
21 Ryan Walde, WR/DB, 12;
Jake Lunceford, OL/DL, 12;
Cole Williams, WR/FS, 12;
Kyle Schneider, WR/LB, 12;
Jonny Plum, WR/DB, 11;
Austin Lee, QB, 11;
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
Matt James (OL/DL), Austin Chadderdon (OL/DL), Chase Blakley (WR/DL). They were both tremendous anchors on both sides of the line. Gunnar Amos (QB), Addison Johnson (WR/DB), Jackson Carlson (WR/DB), Graham Thompson (LB), Ty Holgate (RB/LB). All playmakers with a ton of experience.
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Brian Skinner, WR/LB, 11;
Colby Daniels, WR/DE, 12;
Elliott Sparks, OL/DE, 12
Photo By: Jason Duchow
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Many skill guys return in our up tempo offense.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
New faces on the O-Line will need to emerge and become consistent.
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
A new group of players get their chance to leave a mark.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
How we gel as a unit in the trenches.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school football?
The growth process each member of the team goes through from start to finish (yearly and career) is incredible to be a part of.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
We are fortunate to have so many in our program willing to provide time, energy and support.