Genesee High School
Conference: 1AD1 Whitepine League
Classification: 1A D1
Head Coach: Jason Hanson
Years as Head Coach: 4th
Record Last Year: 7-3
Conference Record Last Year: 4-2
State Titles: 2005
Scott Schober, Eric Rossebo, Chad Zollman
Who do you have coming back this year?
Beau Tilleman, QB, LB, Sr;
Rhett Stout RB, DL Sr;
Austen Jones, RB/TE, LB Sr;
Trent Souders, RB, DB Sr;
Dean Segebartt, OL,DL Sr;
Any “Key Players” that you lost from last year?
Reggie Tilleman, TE, DL, Punter (4 year starter).
Ben Druffel RB, DB (Bulk of our carries).
Josh Moore OL,DL ( Set the workout standard).
Do you have any new incoming “impact” players?
Freshmen class will be key to our success.
Photo By: Brandy Brown - #2 Beau Tilleman
As a team, what are your offensive strengths?
Daily improvement. A mix of young and old players we will need to learn on the run.
Offensive areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Perfecting our craft, Block –Run - Catch
As a team, what are your defensive strengths?
Beau and Austen both played inside LBs last year, how they play will be the key to our success.
Defensive Areas you hope to improve on over last year:
Always need to get better at tackling and stopping the run.
What are you most excited about in regards to this year’s team?
Lots of new faces and fresh energy.
For the fans, what is the must-see game of the year on your schedule?
A few of our key games are at home – Prairie and Troy. But every night in the WPL is a good game to watch.
What is the ‘X-Factor’ to having success this season as a team?
Learning and Gelling. Learning our craft and gelling as a team. The better we do that – the better we will be.
If you could change one rule in high school football, what would it be?
Face guarding and cut blocking… One is unfair and one is bad on knees.
Besides the pay, the fame and the glory, why do you coach high school football?
The Kids and Friday nights.
What makes your school the best place to coach for?
The kids and their willingness to put everything on the field.