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Montana Tech Announces Football Coaching Staff


1/25/2011

BUTTE, MT – Montana Tech head football coach Chuck Morrell is pleased to announce his Oredigger football coaching staff. Doug Schleeman will remain with the Montana Tech Orediggers as assistant head football coach. Morrell has added two new coaches to the Montana Tech team. Ted Schlafke has been hired as the offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach, and academic coordinator; and Robert (BJ) Campbell has been added as the special teams coordinator, strength and conditioning coordinator, and linebackers coach.

Schleeman is in his 15th year as an assistant at Montana Tech. He was offensive coordinator under former Montana Tech head football coach Bob Green. Schleeman was recently named the 2010 American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Assistant Coach of the Year for the NAIA Level. "I am fortunate to have Doug continue on our staff as the assistant head coach," said Morrell. "He has a wealth of experience and knowledge that will provide continuity within the program and community. Having the NAIA assistant coach of the year remain with us is a tremendous plus."

Morrell added, "I am very pleased with the new additions to the Montana Tech football family. Ted and BJ have the knowledge and the commitment to continue to lead this program in the right direction. Their previous experiences at a high level of football will translate to our program at Montana Tech very well."

Prior to joining the Montana Tech coaching staff, Schlafke was an assistant offensive line coach at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He worked under Southern Illinois University offensive coordinator and former University of Sioux Falls head coach Kalen DeBoer. Schlafke received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Finance from the University of Minnesota Duluth. During his time at the University of Minnesota Duluth, Schlafke played quarterback and led the 2008 National Championship team. He is currently working on a master of science in Kinesiology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Campbell comes to Montana Tech from the University of South Dakota where he coached from January 2009 to the present. Campbell has a bachelor’s degree in Applied Human and Sport Physiology and minor in Coaching from Wayne State College and a master of arts degree in Exercise Science and Athletic Administration from the University of South Dakota. Campbell played defensive back on the Wayne State College football team.