Assistant Coaches

Jason Klusmann- Defensive Coordinator: Started coaching at the high school level in 1997. Head varsity coaching experience from 2000- 2012. Has coached the nine man high school all-star game in North Dakota. Three time region coach of the year. Began coaching at Pine Island in 2014.

Matt Northrop- Varsity Assistant: Coach Northrop brings a lot of coaching experience to our staff including over 20 years as the head Track and Field coach. He also has multiple experiences coaching football and basketball at the high school level. 

Craig Pike- Varsity Assistant: Coach Pike started out as a volunteer assistant  and has been a member of the staff since 2022. Coach Pike is an alumni of the program, and brings additional knowledge gained from his time playing Div. II college football. 

Doug Sailer- Varsity Assistant:
Started coaching at Pine Island in 2021. Coach Sailer brings a variety of experiences to the program, and has strong background in technology to support our efforts. 

Joe Loftus- Varsity Assistant: Coach Loftus started out as a volunteer with the junior high program and started working with the high school staff in 2023. 

Andrew Boman- Varsity Assistant: Coach Boman joined the program in 2022, bringing experience from a couple of successful high school football programs in other areas of the state. 

Zach Kennedy- 8th Grade Head Coach: Started coaching youth football in 
2014, has coached the Pine Island 7th grade team since 2015.

Jordan Aug- 7th Grade Head Coach: Jordan joined the PI staff in 2023. Jordan coached junior high football in Rushford-Peterson before coming to Pine Island as a high school Social Studies teacher.