2011 Football
Jeff Tesch
Head Coach
Rich Jahner
Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
Brent Bolte
Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator
Eric Medberry
Assistant Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Dr. Ken Traxler
Assistant Coach
Gordon Haug II
Assistant Coach
Neil Linhart
Assistant Coach
Karson Pike
Graduate Assistant
Joe Ferraro
Graduate Assistant
George Percak-Dennett
Student Assistant
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Joe Ferraro

Graduate Assistant

Phone (218) 755-3770
Email jferraro@bemidjistate.edu
Joe Ferraro is in his seventh year at Bemidji State but his first as a football graduate assistant after serving as the track/cross country graduate assistant and strength and conditioning coordinator for the 2010-11 season. He will serve as the running backs coach.

Previous to coming to Bemidji State he taught mathematics for more than seven years and was the assistant varsity football coach at Bemidji High School, Forest Lake High School and Mora High. During his five years at Mora not only did he teach and was an assistant varsity football coach, but also he was the head track coach and the strength coordinator. He was also a personal fitness trainer at Fitness Together in Woodbury, Minn. for two years.

He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) as well as a NSCA certified personal trainer, USA weightlifting sports performance coach and a USA Track and Field level 1 coach.

Ferraro is a 2001 graduate of BSU. He started on the Beavers football team for two years before being forced to quit due to concussions. In 1997, he was special teams player of the year, a five-time conference champion in track and a former school shot put record holder.