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2019 Coaching Staff

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Matt Mcdonnell

Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs

Coach Mcdonnell- also known as Coach Mac has been coaching football for 6 seasons, five in the high school ranks. He has coached in Florida, Mississippi, and Ohio.  During his 5 years coaching he has coached 16 all-conference players, 8 all-area, 4 all-region, 2 all-state. He also played a major role in helping Olive Branch HS in Mississippi turn around the program from 0-11 to 12-2 in just one season, finishing 3rd in the state. Coach Mac spend 3 years in Video-Work at Wisconsin-Whitewater and spent a year with Hiram College in Ohio.

Coach Mcdonnell married his wife Allie in July of 2017.  They are expecting their first child in August. Mac Attack is a special education teacher at Kettle Moraine Middle School

Kevin Yarbrough

Wide Receivers

Chad Buchholz

Defensive Line

Coach Buchholz is in his 9th season coaching for Kettle Moraine.  His coaching responsibilities include; Defensive Line Coach, Assistant Defensive Coordinator and JV Defensive Coordinator.  Coach Buchholz played high school football at Port Washington from 1990-1993.  He continued his football playing career at Carroll University from 1993-1998 where he was awarded Team Captain as well as earning 1st Team All-Conference honors at defensive end.  The Pioneers went on to become Conference Champs in 1998.  

While attending Carroll University, Coach Buchholz earned his BS in Education while minoring in Early Childhood.  He quickly went on to earn his Masters in Education through Aurora University.  Right out of college, Coach Buchholz landed a teaching position in kindergarten at Cushing Elementary.  He is currently in his 19th year teaching at Cushing.  In 2016, Coach Buchholz also became a published author with a math unit called Shaping Up the Yard.  He lives in Waukesha with his wife Christa and two children, Claudia and Cade.

Reid Chase

Inside Linebackers

Reid Chase will be entering his 20th season as an high school football coach. Over the past nineteen season he has coached DBs, RBs, and currently ILB. Reid coached 5 years at Spencer High School and the previous 14 at Kettle Moraine. Reid received his undergrad from UW-Stevens Point in Physical Education with a Health Minor and his masters from UW- Whitewater in Curriculum and Instruction. He is married to his wife  Lisa and has two sons.

Eric Solberg

Outside Linebackers

Eric Solberg is entering his ninth season coaching football at Kettle Moraine High School. This will be his second year working with the outside linebackers. He previously coached the defensive backfield. Coach Solberg is a proud alumnus of Kettle Moraine High School, having graduated in 2004. After high school, Coach Solberg attended UW-Madison, which sufficiently ended his playing career. At the UW, he secured his teaching degree. Solberg currently serves as a Special Education Teacher at KMHS. As a teacher, coach, and former player, the Laser community has been an integral part of Coach Solberg’s life. He lives in Dousman with his wife Carly, and their baby-to-be…coming in October.

Les Hunt

Running Backs / Tight Ends

Skylar Liebzeit is entering his first season at Kettle Moraine as a Varsity Assistant where he will coach the RBs and TEs. He previously coached at Reedsburg High School as the RBs coach. In his season at Reedsburg he helped coach the team to a state semifinal appearance. Skylar is originally from Wisconsin Dells where he was a three sport athlete and carried on his football career to Ripon College as a QB and FB. Skylar received his undergrad from Ripon College in Exercise Science and is finishing his master at Concordia University Irvine in Coaching and Athletic Administration. Skylar currently lives in Oconomowoc with his fiance Trisha.

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