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2017 Coaching Staff

Justin Gumm

Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator

Justin Gumm was named head football coach at Kettle Moraine in June 2016. Gumm, originally from Quincy, IL and attended Quincy Senior High School, was a multi-sport athlete and graduated in 2005 with a 4.16 GPA.  Gumm earned a scholarship to play quarterback at NAIA school, Culver-Stockton College (Canton, MO).  He was a 2 year starter and captain there while putting up some fantastic numbers.  He graduated Cum Laude with a BS degree in Physical Education / Health in 2009.

He currently resides in Madison with wife Alexis.

To be continued...

 

 

Marcus McLin

Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs

Marcus McLin earned his Bachelor Degree in Communication Public Relation at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. While attending the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, McLin was a student athlete playing 4 years of college football. McLin was a 3x National Champion UWW (2011, 2013, 2014) 2x All American Defensive Back (CB-2013, 2014) All Conference/Region KR/PR (2014). McLin served as a team captain on the 2014 UWW National Championship team.

McLin started his coaching career in 2015 serving as Co-Defensive Coordinator/DB coach at Delavan Darien High School. McLin is also coaching basketball at Kettle Moraine as the Varsity assistant. 

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.

Skylar Liebzeit

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.

Steve Timm

Director of Football Operations

Steve Timm is a native Milwaukeean. After graduating from James Madison HS, Steve graduated from MATC with a degree inFire Science and subsequently served briefly in Whitefish Bay and in Waukesha as a Firefighter. In 2010, Steve retired as a Lieutenant from the Waukesha department.

As an athlete, Steve played rugby for more than 18 years for the Milwaukee-based Westside Harlequins club, playing against teams from all over the world, and played abroad in the U.K. on several occasions. 

As a coach, Steve shared his passion for rugby as the St John's Military Academy coach for 10 of the 13 years he coached rugby. While coaching at SJNMA, the team placed 2nd in state, and was named a model HS program and a perennial top Midwest team by Rugby Magazine.

Steve then shifted his passion for coaching to football. He coached Jr. HS football 6 years, 3 of which were with Kettle Moraine. In 2014 Steve was invited to join the KMHS football staff. For 2 years he coached inside LB's and in 2016 took on a operational / coaching role for the team. 

Steve is married to Jackie Timm and has two sons - Matt 22, a KM grad and Mike 16, a Jr student athlete at KM. 

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