Each Ozarks Football League team consists of players in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade who will be attending the high school the team represents

Any student in 6th, 7th or 8th grade may join the team that represents their high school

Republic Tigers
Head Coach - To be announced

Spokane Owls
Head Coach - to be announced

Head Coach, David Warren

Personal: Married to wife Erin for 19 years. Daughter Ashley 17, junior at Kickapoo, Son Noah 12, 7th grader Cherokee.

Professional: Real Estate Investor, Owner, Warren Investment Properties

Education: BS in Education MO ST 1993, Masters in Educational Admin MO ST 2000, Specialist in Education, MO ST 2005

Coaching Experience: HS Varsity/JV Football, Baseball and Track, at Parkview 1993, Greenfield 1993, Ava 1995-98 Marshfield 1999. Freshmen basketball at Ava 1995-98. Middle school football and basketball at Hickory Hills 1992-93, Reed 1993-1994, Marshfield 1999-2000, Cherokee 2013. Mighty Mite Football 2004-2012 including serving as Meador Field Supervisor in 2011 and 2012. AAU youth basketball 1994-95. Youth basketball 2008-2012, youth baseball 2009-2011.

Head Coach - Steve Arnold

Personal: Married (Andi) 18 years, 2 Children

Professional: Superintendent, Queen City Roofing

Education: Graduate, Central High School, Springfield, MO

Football playing experience: Pipkin Middle School, Central High School, Springfield, MO

Coaching Experience: Youth coach for six years with the YMCA Flag-Football program, both spring and fall seasons
Head coach for one year, Mighty Mites, Springfield, MO
Head coach for four years, Mighty Mites, Fair Grove, MO
Youth competitive basketball coach for five years, The Courts, a year round youth basketball league and tournament facility

Assistant football coach, 2013 season, OFL Falcons, under head coach JE Cornwell
Head coach for both the Jr. High and High School Falcons teams, National Passing League (NPL), 2 years, 2013 Jr. High Championship.

Head Coach - Wally Ransom
Personal: a.k.a. Papa Viking (Viking since 1976!)
Married (Pam) 27 years, 2 children: Lindsay and Conner (OFL Alumni)

Professional: QA and Warranty Analyst for SRC Electrical, Serves as Board Member for Ozarks Football League.

Education: Parkview High School, OTC

Football Playing Experience: Running Back/Wing Back Parkview High School

Coaching Experience: Youth coach (YMCA) for six years both girls and boys basketball and soccer.
Head Coach Youth basketball (girls and boys) for 3 years at The Courts
Head Coach Mighty Mites, Springfield MO 3 years
Assistant Coach Parkview Jr. Vikings (OFL) since it’s first season in 2006.

Head Coach - Marcus Wolfe
Personal: Single, age 45. Two sons, Broc and Drake Wolfe, both OFL Alumni

Education: Bachelor of Science in Education in Social Studies. Certified to teach Health, P.E., & Special Education

Professional: Middle school teacher and football coach in the Southwest Missouri area

Coaching Experience: Coaching football since 1994
Area High Schools: Camdenton, Hillcrest, Stockton
Other Leagues: OFL Hornets, first four seasons including the Inaugural season Championship 2005
Springfield WolfPack Professional Indoor Football Team, 2010 Assistant Head Coach, 2011 Head Coach, 2012 General Manager / Director of Football Operations

Fighting Irish
Head Coach - Dan Schepers

Education: California High School, California, MO 1989
BS Sociology, SMSU, 1997
MSAS (Criminal Justice), MSU, 2006

Coaching Experience:
9 years middle school - Springfield Catholic and Cherokee Middle School
6 years Mighty Mites - Meador Park

Head Coach - Derek White

Personal: Personal: Married to Cortney White and they have 1 child, Preslee

Education: 2003 Graduate of (Springfield) Central High School, B.S. Arkansas State University

Football Playing Exp.: 4 years with Central, 2 Seasons Semi-professional, 2011 All-Star Selection –Middle Linebacker

Football Coaching Experience: 4 seasons Mighty Mites Football, 1 season OFL Hillcrest Hornets

Ash Grove Pirates
Head Coach - Brian Barbee

Personal: 38 years old Two sons Brody 10 and Killian 11

Professional: Teacher Bois D'Arc Elementary

Education: BS in Education Drury 2012

Football Playing Experience: Willard High School and Central Methodist

Football Coaching Experience: HS Varsity/JV Football position coach Ash Grove 2012-2014 and 10 years coaching youth football

Fair Grove Eagles
Head Coach - Lennie Peterie

Personal: Married to Kimberly Peterie for 17 years (nurse in Mercy System)
11 year old daughter Jaden (gymnast)

Professional: 15 year employee, Springfield Public Works

Education: Grandview High School

Football Playing Experience: High School All-American, All-Metro middle linebacker/nose tackle
Army Intramural football
Springfield Rifles, 4 years, middle linebacker and right guard

Football Coaching Experience: 17 years youth coach within Mighty Mites system. 1 year Pop Warner-Kansas City
5 years as Mighty Mites Field Supervisor, Fair Grove
Assistant coach OFL Falcons, 2008

Ozark Tigers
Co-Head Coach, Blue Division - Jason Taylor

Personal: Married to Megan - 2 Kids Ashley & Ryan

Professional: Sales with AT&T

Education: Blue Springs HS graduated in 1993, BS in Business Management from Central Methodist University, 1997

Football Playing Experience: Blue Springs HS 1989-1992, Central Methorist College, 1993-1996, Springfield Riles 2001-2004

Football Coaching Experience: Linbackers coach with Springfield Riles, 4 years
Coaching football in the Ozark Youth league
3 years coaching basketball in the Ozark Youth league
4 years coaching baseball in the Ozark Youth and Springfield Youth leagues

Ozark Tigers
Co-Head Coach, Blue Division - Dennis Hanson

Personal: Married for 11 years to Amy. 4 children; 2 girls (Katie & Mandy)ages 19 and 18, and 2 boys (Zach & Landon)ages 15 and 13.

Professional: Department of Justice/Federal Bureau of Prisons for 9 years

Education: Graduated from Willard, class of 87. United States Marine Corps from 87-93. Persian Gulf Veteran

Football Coaching Experience: Mighty Mites for 2 years
Ozark Parks football, 4 years
OFL assistant Spokane Owls, 1 year
Baseball coach, 7 years in the Ozark Parks

Ozark Tigers
Head Coach, Red Division - Jason Porter

Personal: Resident of Ozark 8 years. Three children in Ozark school system. All involved in extra Curricular activities.

Professional: Star Wholesale Supply for 9 years- head of the Fire Protection Division

Football Playing Experience: 7 years playing football; 3 years in St Peters Missouri

Football Coaching Experience: Pop Warner coach
Asst coach at Ozark parks 4 years

Marshfield Bluejays
Head Coach - Terry Whittington

Professional: Customer Sale and Servie rep at Interstate Powercare

Football Playing Experience: High School football

Football Coaching Experience: Marshfield Youth Football League 10 years
Youth baseball 7yrs
Youth basketball 7yrs

Nixa Eagles
Head Coach - Josh Ayres

Personal: Resident of Nixa for 22+ years. Married to Brandee Ayres. Two kids, Dylan and Abbey Ayres

Professional: Owner/operator of Ayres Detailing L.L.C. in Nixa, MO

Education: Nixa High School, 3 years Missouri Valley College

Football playing experience- 6 years with nixa schools. 4 yr Letterman, 3 years at Missouri Valley College (starting defensive end)

Football Coaching Experience: 5 years Mighty Mites Football, 5 years Nixa Baseball, 2 years Competitive Baseball, 1 year Nixa Youth Basketball

Sparta Trojans
Head Coach - to be announced

West Plains Zizzers
Head Coach - David Stuckey

Professional: Associate Pastor of Alternative Ministries West Plains First United Methodist Church

Football Coaching Experience: High School Head Coach - Bishop LeBlond, Pierce City, Santa Fe, Grandview
High School Coordinator - Buffalo, Fair Grove, Marshall Texas
Ozarks Football League - Defensive Coordinator 2014 West Plains

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